Photo of a Hong Kong Leisure and Cultural Services Department media briefing on the installation of automated external defibrillators (AEDs) at the department’s land-based recreation and sports venues so that persons in need may receive necessary first-aid treatment instantly. Photo: Nora Tam

The Singapore app for heart attack victims that Hong Kong isn’t ready for: why myResponder would flounder in city lacking CPR knowledge

A lack of training, data and civic-mindedness would have to be overcome for such an app to be effective, says a Hong Kong heart specialist about a city in which fewer than one in 44 heart attack victims survive

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Photo of a Hong Kong Leisure and Cultural Services Department media briefing on the installation of automated external defibrillators (AEDs) at the department’s land-based recreation and sports venues so that persons in need may receive necessary first-aid treatment instantly. Photo: Nora Tam
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