UberFIRST-AID proposal wins student contest in Italy

Winning entry in Future Lions student ad contest from the team of Andrea Raia, Andrea Zanino, Pierpaolo Bivio and Francesco Sguinzi from the Fondazione Accademia di Comunicazione, Italy. Summary: In large cities, the average response time for emergency services is more than seven minutes – which can be the difference between life and death. With the rapid growth of Uber fleets in major cities, Uber cars can arrive at a person's location in about three minutes. This program would provide Uber drivers with certified first aid training and equip them with lifesaving first aid kits. When 911 receives a medical emergency, the closest Uber car is notified. Once at the scene, the driver can provide first aid until the ambulance arrives.

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