Mekong Delta takes action to prevent drowning incidents Society

Mekong Delta takes action to prevent drowning incidents

The Mekong Delta has the highest rate of drowning in the country, particularly in Dong Thap province, where the number of deaths due to drowning is 10 times higher compared to that of dengue fever and hand, foot and mouth disease combined.
HCM City children learning to swim Society

HCM City children learning to swim

Being aware of the alarming number of drowning deaths among children in Vietnam, Nguyen Quynh Huong in Ho Chi Minh City took her seven-year-old son to the local swimming pool for lessons.
Vinh Long holds forum for children Society

Vinh Long holds forum for children

The Mekong Delta province of Vinh Long on June 8 held a children’s forum 2017 to discuss the prevention of violence against children and children abuse.
HCM City schools to offer swimming lessons Society

HCM City schools to offer swimming lessons

All public schools in Ho Chi Minh City will be required to teach swimming beginning in the 2016-17 school year under a new directive from the city’s Department of Education and Training.