Tag Archives: Colombia AEDs

World Heart Day: Saving lives through education and action

September 29 is World Heart Day, a time to focus attention on what can be done to promote heart health and prevent cardiac disease. Heart disease and stroke are the world’s leading cause of death, claiming 17.1 million lives each year. Across the globe people are holding events, conducting health screenings, and attending conferences on […]

In Latin America, “Proyecto Latir” urges AED preparedness

In Colombia, Cardiac Science distributor Incav Technologies has launchedProyecto Latir (“Project Heartbeat”), providing free CPR/AED training courses to help people respond to sudden cardiac arrest. Dr. Cesar Rodriguez, scientific director for the Proyecto Latir, on one of the projects AED training videos on YouTube. “In its first year, Proyecto Latir has taught dozens of courses to […]