Kathmandu, February 12:

A three-day first aid training organised by the Kathmandu Environment Education Project (KEEP) concluded here today. The training was given to people working in the tourism sector in various countries.

Twenty-six persons, including Thomas Pickup of the United Kingdom, Siri Dorjey and Sudhir Mishra of India, received the training. Dr Ajit Kumar Gurung from the Birendra Police Hospital, Dr RK Bhandari, Rajendra Karmacharya, Dipendra Upadhaya and Ross Hazelwood of Australia trained the participants.

According to a press release issued by the KEEP, the training was organised for head guides, guides and others working in the tourism sector.

“The trainees were taught ways to treat people for headache, fever, fractures and other minor accident injuries,” the release said.