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The British Medical Journal publishes AIP Foundation’s paper on Helmets for Kids

25-08-2015

“Helmets for Kids: evaluation of a school-based helmet intervention in Cambodia”, a research paper written by AIP Foundation, has been officially published by The BMJ (British Medical Journal) . The paper analyses helmet use before and…

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Walk Wise workshop held for master trainers and road safety directors

23-08-2015

AIP Foundation’s Walk Wise project has completed its final activities for the 2014-2015 school year period, and preparations are underway for phase four. Towards this end, a training workshop was held to allow past project schools…

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550 teachers in Dong Nai receive road safety training to kick off the new school year

21-08-2015

The Dong Nai Department of Education and Training (DoET) and Traffic Safety Committee (TSC) organized a two-day training workshop on road safety education for 550 primary, secondary and high school teachers in the province. This was…

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U.S. Consul General gives out 100 Protec helmets at CDC presentation

20-08-2015

In partnership with the U.S. Consulate General in Ho Chi Minh City, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) gave a story-telling presentation today on road safety and the 2007 helmet law in Vietnam. The event…

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Communes see benefit of local road safety working groups

20-08-2015

Supported by AIP Foundation in Cambodia, 18 Road Safety Working Groups have been formed and trained to address road safety issues in their respective communes. Educational activities implemented this past month, focused especially on helmet-wearing, include…

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Cross-sector educational activities make roads safer in Vietnam

16-08-2015

AIP Foundation, with support from Nghi Son Refinery and Petrochemicals (NSRP), has concluded a series of cross-sector educational activities on road safety in Vietnam’s Tan Truong, Hai Thuong and Mai Lam communes. On 30 July at…

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Spirits deliver helmet safety message on Cambodian TV

15-08-2015

Over the last four months, AIP Foundation’s TV commercial promoting helmet-wearing has reached 94% of the national population, over 11.9 million people. Additionally, 83.9% of target audiences – namely, males and females aged 16 to 45…

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AIP Foundation and WHO join media workshop under Bloomberg Initiative

11-08-2015

As part of the Bloomberg Initiative for Global Road Safety in Tanzania, AIP Foundation took part in a preparatory meeting for media facilitated by Ms. Callie Long from the World Health Organization (WHO). The main purpose…

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Hundreds of students receive helmets to get to school safely in Bangkok

07-08-2015

Today, students and teachers from Prathom Taveetha Pisek School received 597 high-quality helmets in Bangkok Yai District of Bangkok, Thailand. Support for the Helmets for Kids project was provided by ARRB Group, one of Australia’s most…

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“Of critical importance for humanity”: UN development agenda includes road safety targets in final text

02-08-2015

Marking a milestone in the campaign for safer roads, the United Nations (UN) finalized the text of the Post-2015 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and included two road safety targets: In the Health Goal, a specific stand-alone…

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