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Non-class activities at Hun Sen Chak Angre Primary School sponsored by Australia’s Direct Aid Program


A helmet donation took place among 209 students of Hun Sen Chak Angre Primary School as part of a Helmets for Kids project which was sponsored by the Australian Embassy’s Direct Aid Program. Students were asked…

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UPS extracurricular activities at Pham Van Chieu School


In Pham Van Chieu Primary School, ten UPS staff members joined the extracurricular activities organized as part of Helmets for Kids adopting the roles of both game judges and competitors. AIP Foundation and UPS ran this…

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New York City’s Mayor Bloomberg Attends Helmets for Kids donation sponsored by WHO


In Hanoi, New York’s Mayor Bloomberg attended a Helmets for Kids ceremony at Nam Trung Yen School on March 23rd. This event was run by the World Health Organization (WHO), in collaboration with Asia Injury Prevention…

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The 10th Contest of the Driving Coach Trainers features a parade of motorcycles in Bangkok


AIP Foundation attended the opening ceremony for the 10th Contest of the Driving Coach Trainers. A parade of motorcycles promoted road safety awareness and 100% helmet compliance in support of the government’s campaign to attend this…

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Cho Ray Hospital and AIP Foundation sign an MoU to work together until 2014


On March 14th, a Memorandum of Understanding was signed between AIP Foundation and Cho Ray Hospital, the largest general hospital in Vietnam. Present at the signing were : Dr. Nguyen Truong Son and Dr. Nguyen Van…

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Helmet observations reveal high helmet use rates 2 months after workshops


Last January, AIP Foundation organized workshops to teach boda boda (motorcycle taxi) drivers about helmet use. Two months later, observations were conducted with the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to assess their helmet…

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A parade in District 9 celebrates the Year of Traffic Safety


On March 10th, a parade of hundreds of people marched through Ho Chi Minh City’s District 9, showing their support of a year dedicated to road safety—and demanding safer roads for their communities. 2012 was declared…

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Helmet Top Up Ceremony at York Batr Primary School Sponsored by Diversey Hygiene


The Asia Injury Prevention (AIP Foundation) launched a helmet donation project at York Batr Primary School in Phnom Penh. The launch featured the symbolic handover of 180 helmets from the sponsor, Diversey Hygiene to the Kindergarten’s…

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Street-based awareness campaign in Kandal Province, Cambodia


AIP Foundation Cambodian collaborated with the Traffic Police and Department of Order in an innovative new approach to raising awareness around the country: street-based awareness. Traffic police stopped motorcycles whose passengers were not wearing helmets at…

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In Hanoi, Traffic Safety Committee Explains Road Laws and Culture


In support of 2012 being the official Year of Traffic Safety in Vietnam, the Hanoi Traffic Safety Committee is collaborating with AIP Foundation to explain road safety laws and culture to Hanoians. To accomplish this task,…

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