The Life Saving Society Malaysia today announced seven delegates will be attending the World Conference on Drowning Prevention in May in Danang, Vietnam, to address the exceedingly high number of child drowning deaths across Asia – including Malaysia.
The World Conference on Drowning Prevention is held every four years by the International Life Saving Federation and hosted by member organisations. This year’s conference, hosted by the Royal Life Saving Society – Australia and The Alliance for Safe Children (TASC), will bring together over 400 experts from around the globe to present and discuss the latest research and thinking on child drowning interventions, emergency response, lifeguarding, swimming instruction, disaster and climate change.
The global launch of the
World report on child injury prevention took place on 10 December 2008 in
Hanoi, Vietnam. Drowning in children features prominently in this important
Full WHO Child Injury Report Content, including press release, softcopy,
fact sheets etc can be found at the following page:
And for those want to go direct to the key components, the links below are supplied;
Soft copy download:
(Right Click > Safe target as to download)