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Stakeholders convene to review Walk Wise results in Kaizhou District

31-10-2017

AIP Foundation presented results from Walk Wise’s five years of road safety programming in Kaizhou District to relevant stakeholders, including representatives from Chevron, Kaizhou District government officials, and students from the program schools. In 2012, AIP…

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1,000 celebrate International Walk to School Month and launch of Walk With FedEx Tour

26-10-2017

FedEx Express, in collaboration with Safe Kids Vietnam and AIP Foundation, celebrated International Walk to School Month and launched this year’s Walk With FedEx Tour. The event included a parade of students and representatives walking to…

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Road safety training empowers 43 teachers to become advocates within the classroom

26-10-2017

As part of the Manulife-supported Helmets for Families program, 43 teachers at Vealvong Primary School participated in a road safety training that provided vital knowledge on road safety and motorcycle helmet use as well as techniques for encouraging…

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1,500 high-quality helmets donated to primary school near busy Vietnamese national highway

23-10-2017

Helmets for Kids expanded its road safety education efforts to Yen Bai Province today and donated 1,500 high-quality helmets to the school community. The program, which is supported by Johnson & Johnson, celebrated the launch of…

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Helmets for Families paints road safety mural to celebrate new school launch

14-10-2017

In preparation for the launch of the Helmets for Families program at Vealvong Primary School in Kampong Cham, Manulife employees volunteered their time to work alongside AIP Foundation staff to paint a road safety mural. This…

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Street Wise goes live on Thai radio to discuss key program results

14-10-2017

We joined FM 99.5 Traffic Radio for Society to discuss this year’s final evaluation results for our Street Wise program, which is supported by Chevron Thailand. Key findings of the evaluation showed that between 2015 and…

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AIP Foundation and Abbott team up to present on Helmets for Families at traffic safety conference

12-10-2017

AIP Foundation President and Founder Greig Craft and Deputy CEO Na Huong Hoang attended the Network of Employers for Traffic Safety (NETS) Strength in Numbers Annual Conference in Charlottesville, Virginia. Mr. Craft discussed our successful partnership with Abbott…

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CEO attends road safety conference to present on child helmet access, pedestrian safety

12-10-2017

AIP Foundation CEO Mirjam Sidik joined fellow road safety advocates at the 2017 Australasian Road Safety Conference (ARSC2017), the largest road safety-dedicated conference in the Southern Hemisphere. At the conference, Sidik presented on our contributions to Vietnam’s National…

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Student helmet-wearing rates in Southern Thailand increase by 55% within past year

11-10-2017

Since beginning Phase II of Street Wise in January, helmet-wearing rates at the five new program schools in the Singhanakhon and Muang Districts of Songkhla Province have increased from 0% to 55%. The latest stage of Street Wise, an…

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Evidence, advocacy, and action: CEO discusses holistic approach to improving child safety at international conference

05-10-2017

Mirjam Sidik, CEO of AIP Foundation, presented at the ‘Every Journey, Every Child’ Conference in London, UK. Her presentation discussed AIP Foundation’s holistic approach to improving child safety, particularly creating safe systems through evidence, advocacy, and…

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