Rapid Rescue uses GPS technology to link people requiring medical assistance with first aiders near to their location in real-time.
Developed by JWT Singapore for the Singapore Red Cross Society, the app enables those with first aid training to register to receive push notifications if someone nearby is in need of their help. Smartphone owners – especially those who have or know someone with medical conditions – can also download the app and make an SOS call if they, an acquaintance or member of the public has a medical emergency. When the large cross on the homescreen is pressed, the phone alerts any first aiders with the app to the location of the call via a map.
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