16:12 | 24/11/2023
Hue Help, established by Graham Buckley from the UK, has trained over 15,000 Hue children in swimming and safe rescue skills since 2006. In an interview with the Vietnam Times, the British director shares his action plans for Hue Help in drowning prevention work for Vietnamese children.
22:19 | 25/07/2023
On World Drowning Prevention Day (July 25), VietnamTimes presents to our readers ideas and recommendations from experts to reduce the risk of drowning among children in Vietnam.
07:13 | 25/07/2023
In Vietnam, drowning is the leading cause of death for children aged 6 to 15.
07:09 | 25/07/2023
Vietnam impresses public health experts for creating a safer generation of swimmers.
08:20 | 24/07/2023
On the occasion of Bloomberg Philanthropies' Partner Meeting in Hanoi from July 19-22, Director of Bloomberg Philanthropies' road safety and drowning prevention program Kelly Larson spoke with a VietnamTimes reporter about the priorities of water safety to reduce child drowning across Vietnam.
17:03 | 02/06/2023
On June 1st, 2023, the Department of Child Affairs (MOLISA), Bloomberg Philanthropies, and the Campaign For Tobacco-Free Kids (Global Health Advocacy Incubator) announced a Memorandum of Understanding and cooperation agreement on drowning prevention for Vietnamese children from 2023 to 2025.
15:13 | 08/12/2022
Doan Thu Huyen, Vietnam Country Director for Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, made the statement at the "Child Downing Prevention" seminar.
08:50 | 13/12/2021
The rate of child injuries in Vietnam dropped from 1,001/100,000 in 2016 to 600/100,000 last year, and child drowning deaths decreased to 100 each year. These are the results of the child injury prevention programme launched in the country during the 2016-2020 period, which have been lauded by many international organizations.
10:42 | 26/07/2021
On July 22, WHO released the first 2 reports: Regional Status Report on Drowning in the Western Pacific and Regional Status Report on Drowning in South-East Asia. According to these reports, nearly two-thirds of all global drowning deaths occur in the Asia Pacific region.
23:08 | 25/07/2021
There have been several cases of children drowning in early summer, leaving great pain and loss for families, schools and society. Despite conferences and seminars offering solutions, this situation recurs every year
16:09 | 25/07/2021
The United Nations General Assembly has approved a resolution on drowning prevention.
13:10 | 25/07/2021
Many activities to enhance water safety skills for children in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue are ongoing
23:46 | 24/07/2021
The UN resolution not only highlights the enormous impact of drowning on the safety and lives of people but also for every country's sustainable development.
08:12 | 24/07/2021
“Dry drowning” may be sound a strange name for many, In fact, it is an extremely dangerous medical condition and can cause death if not treated promptly
07:44 | 24/07/2021
For drowning victims, immediate medical attention is required to prevent possible complications.
13:57 | 23/07/2021
State President Nguyen Xuan Phuc sent his condolences to Nguyen Van Nha's family after acknowledging Nha died when saving three people from drowning.
08:27 | 23/07/2021
Drowning is a silent epidemic that needs urgent attention
17:05 | 22/07/2021
Drowning is a leading cause of death in childhood injuries, prompting urgent needs to further strengthen preventive measures from all-level authorities, educational institutions, and families
17:04 | 22/07/2021
Every summer, drownings continuously occurs in the Central Highlands provinces. The tragic deaths of children, despite being warned in advance, still inevitably cause haunting and tormenting pain.
14:37 | 22/07/2021
Drowning is a silent killer claiming more than 2,000 children’s lives per year in Viet Nam. Despite challenges as well as Covid-19 pandemic, Vietnam has taken lots of measures to teach children how to swim in recent years.
16:07 | 09/12/2023
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