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15 helmet handovers emphasize helmet use importance

31-12-2014

In addition to 3 large helmet handover ceremonies that took place last month, 15 additional handover events took place at schools in Phnom Penh, Kandal, and Kampong Speu Provinces in late December. The events were attended by…

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FedEx gives Ho Chi Minh City students a voice in child pedestrian safety

29-12-2014

On December 26 and 27, approximately 48 students from 12 secondary schools in District 9 of Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam attended a two-day training session on pedestrian safety, photography, and presentation skills, as part of the…

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Communes in Kampong Speu and Kandal Provinces finalize plans to promote helmet use

26-12-2014

From 17 to 26 December, AIP Foundation assisted 11 target communes and sangkat subdivisions in Kamong Speu and Kandal Provinces to finalize their commune activity and budget plans for 2015-2016, with the support of USAID-Development Innovation…

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More than 5,000 helmets donated in Kandal Province in support of passenger helmet use

24-12-2014

Teachers and students from six schools in Kandal Province received 5,670 high-quality helmets during a ceremony held at Sdao Kanleang Primary School on December 24th. Community members and schools are engaged together to promote local support for…

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Ho Chi Minh City District 9 Stakeholders commit to creating a safer space for pedestrians

24-12-2014

In cooperation with Ho Chi Minh City’s District 9 People’s Committee, nearly 70 stakeholders, including district government officials, community leaders, and school administrators, attended the Walk This Way district-level stakeholder planning meeting on December 23, 2014. AIP…

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AIP Foundation awarded the certificate of the President of the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organizations

22-12-2014

On December 19th, the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organizations awarded the Certificate of its President to AIP Foundation for its outstanding contributions to the socioeconomic development of Vietnam in 2014. The award was conferred at an…

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The 7% Project and celebrities promote helmet awareness with new PSA

21-12-2014

AIP Foundation has joined forces with Save the Children Thailand to launch The 7% Project’s first public service announcement (PSA). The minute-long clip on YouTube campaigns for children to always wear helmets while on motorcycles. The…

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AIP Foundation attends workshop to promote effective road safety communication

19-12-2014

AIP Foundation attended a workshop late December chaired by the Minister of Transportation, Mr. Thang; Executive Vice-Chairman of the National Traffic Safety Committee (NTSC), Dr. Hung; and the Deputy Minister of Information and Communication, Mr. Tuan….

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Cambodian officials visit Vietnam and Singapore to discuss effective helmet law enforcement in Cambodia

16-12-2014

This week, Cambodian government officials are visiting Vietnam and Singapore to discuss best practices in road safety. Coordinated by the Asia Injury Prevention (AIP) Foundation, the enforcement tour is part of the USAID-DIV-funded “Head Safe. Helmet…

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Extracurricular activities at Ai Quoc Primary School reinforce key road safety messages

16-12-2014

At Ai Quoc Primary School on December 16, AIP Foundation organized extracurricular activities for schoolchildren under the Helmet for Kids program in order to reinforce key road safety messages to students. Over 850 participants were present, including Ai Quoc school…

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