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Archive for June 2016

Blog post: Drinking and Driving: a global problem.

27-06-2016

Source: John Menadue – Pearls and Irritations, 27 June, 2016. Vietnam has high rates of drink-driving among young taxi drivers, workers, and beginning drivers, and very high rates of young people having traveled as a passenger…

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The Walk Wise project invites outside consultants to provide feedback on implementation

20-06-2016

Between the 20th and 23rd of June, AIP Foundation’s Walk Wise project invited consultants from the Global Road Safety Program in China and the WHO’s China office, Mr. Ding Baoguo and Mr. Mao, to conduct an…

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AIP Foundation attends seminar on revising Land Traffic Act of 1979

15-06-2016

AIP Foundation attended a seminar with other involved stakeholders to consider amending the Land Traffic Act of 1979. The focus for the changes center on instituting new penalties and fines for those who disobey the law,…

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Cambodian communes awarded for tackling low helmet use rates

15-06-2016

AIP Foundation, in partnership with The UPS Foundation, has awarded top prizes to three communes in the “Commune of Excellence in Helmet Use” competition, which launched at the end of January to encourage broader support for…

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AIP Foundation awarded for its contributions to Vietnamese society

14-06-2016

The Ho Chi Minh City Union of Friendship Organizations, which oversees the 147 NGOs and INGOs currently working in the city, recently held an Annual Meeting at which they distinguished a select group of NGOs for…

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CDC Field Epidemiology Training Program partners with AIP Foundation

13-06-2016

In collaboration with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Ho Chi Minh City Institute of Public Health, AIP Foundation is excited to welcome a resident from the CDC Field Epidemiology Training Program….

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1,000 helmets distributed to Thai students through Street Wise project

13-06-2016

Following a major event last month to celebrate the second year of implementation of the Street Wise project, 1,000 helmets have been distributed to students at participating schools. Street Wise is a collaboration between AIP Foundation…

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Introducing the Global Initiative for Child Health and Mobility

08-06-2016

This month saw the debut of the Global Initiative for Child Health and Mobility. FIA Foundation, along with others, is hosting and coordinating this important collaborative effort to realize a future in which the world’s children…

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AIP Foundation event featured on Thai news

03-06-2016

Ratanawadee H. Winther, Thailand Chairperson for AIP Foundation, was interviewed by the Thai PBS news channel in connection with a recent event for The 7% Project, which drew 2,000 attendees in support of increased helmet use…

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Study shows certified helmets protect riders up to three times more in crash

01-06-2016

A preliminary study out of the University of Virginia’s Center for Applied Biomechanics highlights one of the current challenges in helmet safety in low- and middle-income countries: the inferior protection afforded by sub-standard motorcycle helmets. In tests…

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