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AIP Foundation and Ford present donation to Vietnam’s Road Victim Relief Fund

30-07-2015

AIP Foundation and Ford Vietnam presented a donation of 210 million VND to the Road Victim Relief Fund of Vietnam’s National Traffic Safety Committee (NTSC). This took place on NTSC premises in Hanoi as part of…

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Vietnam’s field epidemiologists target road safety through data-driven policy

30-07-2015

Vietnam’s high rate of road injury and death is gaining the attention it deserves as a major public health concern. Through a mini-grant from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and TEPHINET, epidemiologists are measuring…

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PACCOM gala celebrates 20 years of normalized U.S.-Vietnam ties

30-07-2015

To celebrate the 20th anniversary of normalized U.S.-Vietnam diplomatic relations, the People’s Aid Co-ordinating Committee (PACCOM) of Vietnam held a gala dinner in at the International Convention Center in Hanoi. Among the attendees were the U.S. Ambassador…

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Where safety heroes meet: AIP Foundation attends global Child Injury Prevention Convention

29-07-2015

AIP Foundation is in Washington, D.C. this week attending the 2015 Child Injury Prevention Convention, PREVCON, hosted by Safe Kids Worldwide. From 29 July to 1 August, 2015, the convention brings together injury prevention leaders and…

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Mid-term assessment on behavior change campaign starts in Cambodia

27-07-2015

AIP Foundation started a mid-term assessment to measure the effectiveness of its campaign to affect positive changes in the knowledge, attitude, and practice of motorcycle passengers across three target provinces in Cambodia – Kandal, Kampong Speu,…

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Billboards promoting passenger helmets viewed by 1,000,000 road users per day

27-07-2015

“Protect your passengers’ lives. Make sure they wear helmets.” That is the tagline featured on AIP Foundation’s six billboards along three national roads in six target districts in Cambodia. It is estimated that approximately 1,000,000 road…

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Walk Wise project engages 2,000 community members in educational summer activities

25-07-2015

A series of educational summer activities took place in Kai County, Chongqing Province, China as part of AIP Foundation’s Walk Wise project. Between 9 and 10 July, approximately 700 people came together in Kai County to…

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AIP Foundation and Chevron Thailand launch Street Wise project in Songkhla

23-07-2015

One thousand helmets provided by Chevron with support from the Road Accident Victims Protection Company Limited were distributed to school children in Songkhla Province, Thailand. This marks the kick-off of AIP Foundation’s Street Wise project in…

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Welcoming Dr. Jill Biden to Hanoi as part of our private-public partnership with the U.S. Embassy

19-07-2015

Today, Greig Craft, President of AIP Foundation met with Dr. Jill Biden, the Second Lady of the United States as part of our public-private partnership with the U.S. Embassy which aims to curb the high number of…

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Street Wise progress and updates reviewed after first year

17-07-2015

AIP Foundation visited Chevron Thailand Exploration and Production Limited in Bangkok to discuss progress and next steps in their joint project, Street Wise, which kicked off last summer. Ms. Anamika Tangsakulnurak, Street Wise Program Officer, presented…

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