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Binh Chanh District primary school rallies with UPS to drive home the importance of helmets for children

31-10-2013

On October 30, 2013, students, teachers, and parents of Vinh Loc 1 Primary School came together with The United Parcel Service (UPS), the Asia Injury Prevention (AIP) Foundation, and local government officials to ride through their Binh…

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British Embassy Bangkok gives back to its community with a helmet donation at Wat Chaimongkol School

28-10-2013

On October 28th, the British Embassy Bangkok donated 230 helmets to students and teachers of the Wat Chaimongkol School in Bangkok. The helmet donation launched the British Embassy Bangkok and AIP Foundation’s partnership on the Helmets…

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Manulife Cambodia PLC donates 647 helmets to Wat Preah Put Primary School through Helmets for Families

25-10-2013

On October 24, 2013, the leading Canadian-based financial services company, Manulife PLC, in collaboration with the Asia Injury Prevention (AIP) Foundation, held a Helmets for Families helmet handover ceremony at Wat Preah Put primary school in…

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Phase II of the Pedestrian Safety Project “Walk Wise” Launches in Sichuan and Chongqing Provinces

22-10-2013

On October 16th AIP Foundation China and Chevron launched the second phase of the Walk Wise Project which brings much needed road safety education to children and the community of the Chuandongbei (CDB) Gas Project area…

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Final evaluation results from Walk Wise project pilot phase show reduction in student involvement in road crashes and injuries

16-10-2013

A final evaluation of the Walk Wise pedestrian safety project pilot phase revealed encouraging results. The Walk Wise pilot implemented road safety education curricula at Qili and Gaoqiao primary schools in Kai County in China during…

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Kampala City Council Authority jumpstarts boda boda operator registration

11-10-2013

On October 10th the Kampala City Council Authority (KCCA) officially jumpstarted the registration of all boda boda (motorcycle taxi) operators in Kampala. Boda boda operators and passengers remain among the most vulnerable road users in Uganda,…

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AIP Foundation trains journalists to enhance coverage and increase awareness of road safety and child helmet use

11-10-2013

From October 9-11 the Asia Injury Prevention (AIP) Foundation’s Vietnam National Child Helmet Campaign “Children also need a helmet”, supported by Global Road Safety Partnership (GRSP), organized a training workshop for journalists and reporters to increase…

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Vespiario Thailand organizes “La Dolce Vita” Charity Gala Dinner to unveil the new Vespa 946 and benefit Helmets for Kids in Thailand

10-10-2013

On Friday, October 4th, 2013, Vespiario (Thailand) Co., Ltd., the sole authorized distributor of Piaggio and Vespa in Thailand, unveiled Vespa’s new model, Vespa 946, and announced plans for a “La Dolce Vita” Charity Gala Dinner…

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FedEx Express and Safe Kids Vietnam organize International Walk to School Day in Ho Chi Minh City

10-10-2013

On October 9, FedEx Express, the world’s largest express transportation company and a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE:FDX) marked International Walk to School Day by launching new Safe Kids Walk This Way (WTW) initiatives and revealing…

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AIP Foundation organizes a road safety course for policy-makers in Ha Noi

04-10-2013

From October 3-4, 2013, the Asia Injury Prevention (AIP) Foundation’s Vietnam National Child Helmet Campaign “Children also need a helmet” organized a road safety training course for policy-makers at the Golden Lotus Hotel in Ha Noi….

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