The launch of the ASEAN-WHO South-East Asia Regional Network for Road Safety Legislators brought together leaders from 10 countries to Bangkok, Thailand to improve regional mechanisms such as the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and the ASEAN Inter Parliamentary Association. The network was established with the goal of uniting the voices of parliamentarians to
Phnom Penh, Cambodia – 13 August 2019 Members of government bodies, civil society, and the private sector recently met at a quarterly meeting to discuss the implementation of national road safety action plans in Cambodia. The meeting was chaired by H.E Min Meanvy, Secretary of State, Minister of Public Work and Transport, and Secretary General
From January to June this year, Helmets for Families, supported by Abbott, carried out school-based educational campaigns and helmet distribution programming in 10 primary schools across three provinces in Ho Chi Minh City. Four new primary schools in Nha Be district with 11,311 students and 534 teachers and school staff were selected for 2019-2020 programming based
AIP Foundation Cambodia Country Director Pagna Kim travelled to Washington, D.C. and St. Paul, Minnesota through a grand prize trip which was awarded to AIP Foundation as the winner of the 3M Road Safety Award for Southeast Asia in 2018. The 3M Road Safety Award recognizes one organization annually for their significant contributions to advancing
The Child Health Initiative Activity & Progress Report highlights recent global campaigns, advocacy, and practical interventions to improve the lives of children and young adults around the world. Since the Child Health Initiative’s establishment in 2016, the coalition of UN agencies, NGOs, and foundations have coordinated efforts to secure safe and healthy journeys to and
AIP Foundation’s Walk Wise pedestrian safety program, supported by Chevron, successfully launched its first community outreach event of the summer in Tiantai Township, with over 300 community members in attendance. Representatives from the Xuanhan Traffic Police department and the local government came together to deliver important road safety education messages to children and local community members. One local
AIP Foundation CEO Mirjam Sidik attended the Safe Kids Worldwide Childhood Injury Prevention Convention (PrevCon) in Washington, D.C., which brought together 500 U.S. and international public health officials to take part in 38 peer learning sessions as part of a global effort to address evolving perspectives surrounding child injury prevention. Leading up to the convention, Ms.
AIP Foundation and Manulife Cambodia reached out to 500 hundred local community members near Hun Sen Krong Primary School to promote proper helmet use and safe driving behavior through the Helmets for Families program. Manulife Cambodia volunteers distributed educational materials to community members and strategically placed posters in high-traffic areas to encourage helmet use among local residents.
In Thailand, only 7% of children wear helmets when traveling on motorcycles. As part of our collaboration with Save the Children, AIP Foundation filmed four stakeholder case study videos for The 7% Project in Thailand. The project worked to increase engagement of school authorities to encourage helmet use among children and families; strengthen the capacity of Bangkok
In support of AIP Foundation’s Helmets for Families program, traffic police in Preah Sihanouk Province led interactive road safety activities for students at Hun Sen Krong primary school. Children participated in painting contests and bicycle races, applying practical road safety education to fun activities. Manulife volunteers were also present at the event, encouraging students to share their knowledge