International Organizations Applaud Vietnam’s Child Injury Prevention Efforts

International Organizations Applaud Vietnam’s Child Injury Prevention Efforts

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.
WHO Reports Shows Two-Thirds Global Drowning Deaths And Recommendations for Action To Save Lives

WHO Reports Shows Two-Thirds Global Drowning Deaths And Recommendations for Action To Save Lives

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.
Enhancing Swimming Skills for Schoolchildren

Enhancing Swimming Skills for Schoolchildren

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
UN General Assembly Passes First Ever Resolution on Global Drowning Prevention

UN General Assembly Passes First Ever Resolution on Global Drowning Prevention

The United Nations General Assembly has approved a resolution on drowning prevention.
Hue Help Continues "Swimming for Safety" Project

Hue Help Continues "Swimming for Safety" Project

Many activities to enhance water safety skills for children in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue are ongoing
Vietnam Aims to Reduce 20% Children Dying of Drowning in 2030

Vietnam Aims to Reduce 20% Children Dying of Drowning in 2030

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.
What is 'Dry Drowning' and Why is it Dangerous?

What is 'Dry Drowning' and Why is it Dangerous?

“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
How to Prevent Death by Drowning

How to Prevent Death by Drowning

For drowning victims, immediate medical attention is required to prevent possible complications.
Student's Brave Sacrifice After Saving Friends from Drowning

Student's Brave Sacrifice After Saving Friends from Drowning

State President Nguyen Xuan Phuc sent his condolences to Nguyen Van Nha's family after acknowledging Nha died when saving three people from drowning.
Tuyen Quang City Moves to Prevent Children from Drowning

Tuyen Quang City Moves to Prevent Children from Drowning

Drowning is a silent epidemic that needs urgent attention
Child Drownings Become an Alarming Issue in Summer

Child Drownings Become an Alarming Issue in Summer

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
Ethnic Minority Children at Risk of Drowning

Ethnic Minority Children at Risk of Drowning

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.
Vietnam Enhances Children's Water Safety To Tackle Child Drowning

Vietnam Enhances Children's Water Safety To Tackle Child Drowning

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.
The First World Drowning Prevention Day To Be Launched In 2021

The First World Drowning Prevention Day To Be Launched In 2021

It is a fact that drowning has been a significant international issue without being recognized relative to its impact. After its declaration, World Drowning Prevention Day is held annually on 25 July to highlight profound impacts of drowning.
Keeping children water-safe this summer

Keeping children water-safe this summer

According to statistics, over 2,000 children lose their lives in drowning accidents every year in Vietnam, making drowning the country’s leading cause of death among children under 19.
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