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STAYING ALIVE & THE CITIZEN RESPONDER

An application, a community, a mission: Saving Lives

Citizen Responder

Citizen Responder

Community of volunteers who choose to be part of the solution to help victims of cardiac arrest. They can be alerted at any time, unless they are unavailable, thanks to the Staying Alive App.

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Mapping

Free mobile App, which allows to be part of the Citizen Responder community, who, once enrolled, warns them in case of nearby cardiac arrest. It also allows you to find the closest defibrillators and to report new ones.

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CPR

Staying Alive provides tutorials including videos on recognising a Cardiac Arrest, providing CPR and using an AED. You’ll also be able to read our FAQs regarding CPR and AED usage.

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Context

Cardiac arrest, a plague too often unknown

50,000

50,000 people in France die every year from cardiac arrest. That’s more than 130 deaths a day!
This figure rises to 400,000 in Europe and 7 million worldwide.
In nearly 70% of cases, cardiac arrest takes place in front of a witness, but the survival rate in France is only 7% while it is 40% in Amsterdam in the Netherlands or Lugano in Switzerland.
According to Medical Reseach specialists, early defibrillation would save several thousand people each year.

In case of cardiac arrest time is a decisive factor that determines the chances of survival.
After 4 minutes, it is estimated that for every minute elapsed, the chance of survival decreases by 10%. Without oxygenation, the brain can be severely damaged and subsequently have severe sequelae.
In less than 10 minutes without resuscitation, the victim’s vital prognosis can be fatal. Given the time needed to get to the scene of the accident, it is therefore essential that the witnesses of a cardiac arrest be able to call the rescue and start the resuscitation of the victim.

Staying Alive

More than 171,000 defibrillators (AEDs) are registered worldwide in Staying Alive application developed by AEDMAP.
This application offers multiple features and services including:

  • Location of the nearest defibrillators
  • Addition, modification and validation of defibrillators
  • Citizen Responders management
  • Tutorials on CPR gestures

It is available for free for IPhone & Android.

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MAIF
MAIF, a social economy company that is naturally committed to risk prevention, supports each individual to become a responsible citizen in the community. She has made CPR training a priority for nearly 12 years.

MAIF has decided to join the Citizen Responder Endowment Fund and become its main partner.

SURVIVAL CHAIN

In case of cardiac arrest, it is essential to start CPR in order to increase the victim’s chances of survival.

CALL

As soon as you have found that the victim is unconscious and not breathing, you must call 112 or 911.

START CPR

The victim must be lying on his back on a hard plane. Perform 120 compressions per minute. Place your hands in the middle of the sternum and use your weight to push the sternum 4 to 5 cm.

DEFIBRILLATE

Open the defibrillator and follow the voice instructions that guide you step by step. The use of an AED does not require any training, it is a very simple device to use and without any danger to you or the victim.

WAIT FOR HELP

Never leave the victim alone, wait for the paramedics to come in and take care of the victim. Leave the pads in place.

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CITIZEN RESPONDERS CONCEPT

The “Citizen Responder” allows volunteers to register on the Staying Alive application and thus become citizen-rescuers, locatable by the emergency services (Firefighters, EMS, etc.), in the event of vital distress nearby in order to rescue the victim.

In order to optimize the management of cardiac arrest, an algorithm can send the Citizen Responders to the victim or to the defibrillators, depending on their location and competence. Trained Good Samaritans are sent either to the victim or to the nearest defibrillator, while untrained Good Samaritans are sent exclusively to a defibrillator.

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ENDOWMENT FUND

The Citizen Responder Development Fund, (CRDF), has as its main goal the mobilization of citizens in emergency situations, prevention and information in the field of medical action and education, through the following main axes:

– Free provision of the “Citizen Responder” to Emergency Management Services in France;
– Research in the medical field
– Support of education and training actions in the field of public health…

Grants

Support for NGOs in the form of grants.

Scholarships

Granting of scholarships to persons undertaking work that significantly contributes to the achievement of the purpose of the fund.

Conferences

Organization of congresses, seminars, conferences.

Partnerships

Development of partnerships with any organization of general interest carrying out similar or related activities.

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PARTNERS

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Partners

With the support of

Nonprofit Partners

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