the second Saturday of September
World First Aid Day is an annual campaign to ‘promote the importance of first aid training in preventing injuries and saving lives’.
Every year, the second Saturday of September is observed as World First Aid Day.
The day was first observed in 2000 by International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) according to whome first aid is a ‘humanitarian act’ and should be accessible to everyone.
The IFRC also urges people to learn basic fird aid skills as volunteers and communities for first aid help save lives ‘without discrimination’