By Dinesh K
On Sunday, April 25, a total of 17 teams from Ipoh, Taiping and Teluk Intan partook in the 54th Annual First Aid and Nursing Competition organised by St John Ambulance of Malaysia (Perak Chapter) with the collaboration of the State Education Department. Manab Othman, representing the department, was present at the closing ceremony. In his speech, Manab, expressed his hopes that St John Ambulance would organise similar programmes to train more first aiders, especially school students. Champions SMJK Ave Maria Convent (Nursing Adult and Nursing Cadet Category) and SMJK Yuk Choy (Ambulance Adult and Ambulance Cadet Category) will represent Perak at the national-level competition, which will be held at Pulapol (Pusat Latihan Polis), Jalan Semarak, Kuala Lumpur, on June 4 and 5.