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Zoomlion Foundation Launches ‘Keep Your Mind on the Road Campaign’ with KBTH and Road Safety Partnership

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Zoomlion Foundation, in partnership with Korle Bu Teaching Hospital and Road Safety Management Services Limited, has launched the ‘Keep Your Mind on the Road Campaign’ to enhance emergency response and road safety awareness among schoolchildren, teachers, and parents in Accra’s Adentan Municipality.

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The initiative, aimed at approximately 10,000 beneficiaries, commenced with a training session at Nii Sowa Din Memorial Cluster of Schools. Over 3,000 attendees participated, including stakeholders like city guards, clinicians, and transport operators.

Dr. Henry Bulley from Korle Bu Hospital emphasized the critical role of prompt emergency response in saving lives, underscoring the need for training in emergency procedures.

Dr. Serwaa Quao demonstrated essential skills such as CPR and first aid, using interactive methods for effective learning.

The National Ambulance Service showcased their operations, illustrating emergency response scenarios to teachers and students.

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Meanwhile, RSML stressed the importance of teaching basic road safety rules, crucial given the nearby dual carriageway.

Mrs. Patience Basintale, School Health Education Program Coordinator, highlighted practical lessons, such as using clean running water for burns, emphasizing these skills could potentially save lives.

Mr. Thomas Narh Korley, Zoomlion Foundation Coordinator, expressed satisfaction with the turnout and stressed extending training to all schools in Nmai Dzorn to safeguard lives.

He noted ongoing efforts with local authorities to address road safety concerns, including speeding issues.

Overall, the campaign underscores collaborative efforts to empower communities with life-saving skills, aiming to mitigate accidents and ensure safer roads for all.





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