Vietnam looks to tackle injury, accidents Society

Vietnam looks to tackle injury, accidents

As many as 3,600 injuries are reported every day in Vietnam, killing about 90 people, said Deputy Health Minister Nguyen Truong Son at a national scientific conference on injury prevention in Hanoi on November 12.
Efforts against child drowning strengthened in Lao Cai province Society

Efforts against child drowning strengthened in Lao Cai province

The Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Welfares, the People’s Committee of the northern mountainous province of Lao Cai, the World Health Organisation, the Bloomberg Philanthropies charitable fund and a global health policy lobbying organization of the US have launched a programme to fight drowning among the children in Lao Cai province.
Quang Tri strives to minimise child drowning Society

Quang Tri strives to minimise child drowning

Authorities in the central province of Quang Tri have coordinated with local organisations to open free swimming courses for local children in the hope of minimizing child drowning, especially in rural and remote areas.
Long An equips children with underwater skills Society

Long An equips children with underwater skills

The Mekong Delta province of Long An has taken a number of measures to prevent children from drowning accidents, especially during the summer and rainy seasons when they usually take bath in canals.