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
Foreign NGOs Work on Water Safety in Vietnam to Prevent Drowning

Foreign NGOs Work on Water Safety in Vietnam to Prevent Drowning

Foreign non-governmental organizations have so far given financial support to localities across Vietnam as well as free lessons to help children stay safe in water
'Drowning Vaccine' A Must in Vietnam

'Drowning Vaccine' A Must in Vietnam

The World Drowning Prevention Day, July 25, under the theme “Everyone is at risk of drowning, but it is also preventable” is first launched by the UN
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.
A Safe, Swimmingly Summer in Quang Tri

A Safe, Swimmingly Summer in Quang Tri

Free swimming lessons for children are being held to limit the risk of drowning in the central province of Quang Tri.
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.
Forbes Vietnam lists elderly swimming teacher as inspirational woman

Forbes Vietnam lists elderly swimming teacher as inspirational woman

Forbes Vietnam has just announced the list of its 20 inspirational women who has taught thousands of Vietnamese children how to swim
US marine security guards save 10-year-old Vietnamese boy from drowning in Phu Quoc

US marine security guards save 10-year-old Vietnamese boy from drowning in Phu Quoc

Two Marine security guards stationed at the U.S. Consulate General in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam took part in a heroic rescue of several local Vietnamese citizens in early January
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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