First Steps in Health Emergencies


zeinab kitawi

Local organization

JCI Lattakia

National organization



zeinab kitawi


May 1, 2020


JCI Members

Target population


Target avg age


People impacted


Sustainable Development Goal

Good Health and Well-Being

Development stage

Health and Wellness


Knowing all the information related to first aid and how to deal with situations that need emergency intervention and avoid wrong handling of these cases.


JCI Lattakia hosted this training in partnership with JCI Ksour Essef, JCI Ksar Hellal and JCI MOKNINE from Tunisia.

The aim of the training was to familiarize members with the correct actions when responding to emergency health cases, and the means of protection and prevention that need to be done when encountering any kind of health problems, in addition to correcting many of the incorrect behaviors and misconceptions regarding first aid.

The training was conducted by JCI Lattakia Member and Trainer, Zeinab Kitawi.


1. The importance of training for members:
The members participating in the training and evaluation process expressed the reasons for attending this training, which was evident in the need to know all the information related to first aid and how to deal with situations that need emergency intervention and to avoid wrong handling of these cases.

2. Benefit from training:
Members expressed the development of knowledge related to the issue of emergency health procedures, as the percentage of members who stated their need for practical training on how to deal with emergency cases reached 89%, while 11% of them expressed their full readiness to deal with emergency cases after attending this training.

The percentage of members who acquired knowledge about appropriate psychological procedures and measures for patients, but needing to practice practical, reached 77.8%, while 11.1% reported that they obtained full knowledge and preparation in the subject of providing psychological support, and 11.1% believed that they need another training to fill the gaps in the subject of this training.

Members also expressed the contribution of this training to knowing the first aid measures, applying them correctly, and correcting the most common mistakes in emergency cases.

Trainer Rating:
The questionnaire showed a good degree of satisfaction with the training, as 22.2% of the members indicated that the training fully achieved its goals and 44.4% that the training achieved its objectives by 80% and 33.3% that the training achieved its objectives by 60%.

The evaluation of the participating members also showed the quality of the trainer in terms of mastery of content and openness to inquiries at high rates, as: 66.7% of them indicated that the excellent trainer mastered the content, and 88.9% praised his openness to questions and inquiries and his openness in discussing all the ideas received.

As for the duration of the training, 55.6% of the members considered that the time was sufficient to display the content, while 44.4% of others expressed the need for the content for more time to display it.


1- Members in attendance recommended repeating this training, but in a more practical way.
2- Members in attendance recommended Increasing the duration of training.

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