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U.S. Department of State launches new partnership with AIP Foundation

27-05-2015

A child motorcycle helmet donation ceremony took place in Hanoi today on the occasion of the U.S. Assistant Secretary of State Charles H. Rivkin’s visit. Co-organized by AIG Vietnam Insurance Company, this is the first event…

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More than 1,000 students and their families shout “I Love Helmets” in Ho Chi Minh City

23-05-2015

Today the phrase “I Love Helmets” was heard among students across Ho Chi Minh City as part of a family event encouraging helmet use. Organized under AIP Foundation’s Helmets for Kids program, the event included a…

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CDC visits Vietnam and Cambodia

14-05-2015

Two representatives from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) National Center for Injury Prevention and Control visited Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, and Phnom Penh from 14-22 May. Dr. Parker, PhD, is a…

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The importance of a helmet and the need for further road safety improvements

14-05-2015

On November 30th, 2013, then 6-year-old Thinh was riding on the back of his mother’s motorcycle on the way to his grandparents’ home. When they drove through the Ly Hoa mountain pass, they were hit by…

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U.S. Government and AIP Foundation partner to protect children on the roads

14-05-2015

MoU signing on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of U.S. – Vietnam diplomatic relations In celebration of the 20th anniversary of diplomatic relations between the United States and Vietnam, the U.S. Department of State and…

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Minister of Transport announces new helmet program

13-05-2015

Today, Minister of Transport Dinh La Thang announced the National Traffic Safety Committee’s new helmet program “Love for your people, love for your family.” Under the program, NTSC will support the distribution of helmets to students from…

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Helmet check points creating a culture of road safety

13-05-2015

At the launch of the second phase of helmet checkpoints in Kampala, Uganda Helmet Vaccine Initiative (UHVI) Celebrity Ambassador Bobi Wine reminded boda boda operators of proper helmet use and safe driving behavior. Mr. Wine handed…

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Support for Third UN Global Road Safety Week reaches communes in Cambodia

09-05-2015

AIP Foundation is supporting the Korki Thom Commune Road Safety Committee as part of the Third UN Global Road Safety Week by organizing a commune-based outreach activity. Today, more than 100 community members gathered together and…

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FedEx and Safe Kids Hold Traffic Safety Forum for Children During 3rd United Nations Global Road Safety Week

09-05-2015

FedEx Express, in cooperation with AIP Foundation/Safe Kids Vietnam, recently organized a  Traffic Safety Forum for Children during the 3rd United Nations Global Road Safety Week celebration. With the theme of Children and Road Safety, select…

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Principals and students of Kai County come together to promote road safety

08-05-2015

Today, principals from 15 Kai County schools, along with around 400 students, teachers, and parents attended a road safety ceremony at Hanfeng No.6 Primary School in Chongqing to celebrate the Third UN Global Road Safety Week….

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