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The Life-saving Instruction for Emergencies (LIFE) is a 3D simulation training app for smartphones that teaches healthcare workers how to manage medical emergencies. LIFE is a scenario-based mobile and virtual reality (VR) gaming platform that teaches healthcare workers to identify and manage medical emergencies using game-like training techniques to reinforce the key steps that need to be performed in order to save lives.

A newborn baby in view on the pre-warmed resuscitaire with an adjacent trolley having several essential resuscitation equipment.

The first three scenarios available for LIFE teach healthcare workers how to resuscitate a newborn baby. After they have learned the correct life-saving steps, users are awarded a certificate of completion which can be registered with the Kenya Paediatric Association for Continuing Professional Development (CPD) credit.

The full story is available on the Oxford Tropical Medicine website

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