Submitted by Rashmi on Fri, 2016-06-24 11:35 Manipal: State security forces fighting Naxalites were given first-aid training at a workshop conducted by Melaka Manipal Medical College, Manipal University, on Thursday. Eighty police personnel were present in a first of its kind association between security forces, who work in extreme conditions combating Naxal menace, medical and para-medical personnel for the day-long workshop. They were provided hands-on training in various aspects of job related medical perils including snake bite, heart attack, gunshot injury, basic life support, all of which would come in handy in their day to day operations. Dr H Vinod Bhat, Vice Chancellor, Manipal University inaugurated the workshop. Superintendent of Police, Udupi, Annamalai K was instrumental in making the unique workshop happen. Dr Ullas Kamath, Dean, MMMC assured of conducting more such endeavors in the future.