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Hands-Only CPR in the Philippines: Simple Technique, Big Impact

The Philippine Heart Association and the Valenzuela City Government have collaborated to provide Hands-only CPR training to the public in Valenzuela City. The event was a response to the high incidence of cardiac arrests in the Philippines, with an estimated 70,000 people experiencing cardiac arrest every year. Shockingly, only 1% of these individuals receive the proper medical attention they need within the first few crucial minutes after experiencing a cardiac arrest.

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