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127 first grade students at Prey Sandek Primary School in Takeo Province, Cambodia added helmets to their school uniforms on May 18, as part of the Asia Injury Prevention (AIP) Foundation’s Helmets for Kids program supported by Cambodia Biker Club (CBC).
“In Retrospect,” a documentary created by the Asia Injury Prevention (AIP) Foundation about the need for children to wear helmets on motorcycles, was awarded the grand prize at the Global Road Safety Film Festival. The awards were announced on 24 April at the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Headquarters in Paris.
The National Road Safety Committee in collaboration with road safety partners namely World Health Organization, Global Road Safety Partnership, Cambodian Red Cross, Cambodia Movement for Health, Asia Injury Prevention Foundation, Handicap International, and Coalition for Road Safety will today organize the Second UN Global Road Safety Week at Anuvath Reachtheani primary school. The theme ‘Long Short Walk for Pedestrian Safety’ aims to increase the attention of the government and relevant institutions to improve sidewalks and crosswalks.
Phnom Dil and Sampov Meas primary schools in Kampong Cham and Phnom Penh are celebrating the United Nations’ second Global Road Safety Week with extracurricular road safety activities, as part of the Asia Injury Prevention (AIP) Foundation’s Helmets for Kids program.
FedEx Express, in collaboration with Safe Kids Vietnam and the Ho Chi Minh City authorities, today celebrated the second United Nations Global Road Safety Week, held from May 5-12, with a "Safe Walking" campaign event to educate and improve pedestrian safety awareness in the community.
Students from Ba Dinh Primary School in Hanoi, Vietnam took a walk with AIP Foundation, Miss. Vietnam runner-up 2008 Thuy Van, and members of the Hanoi Traffic Safety Committee (TSC). The event is part of the global ‘Long Short Walk’ campaign to make our roads safer for the most vulnerable among us, especially pedestrians.
Throughout April and May, traffic police have partnered with AIP Foundation to stop 2,929 motorcycles whose passengers were not wearing helmets, as part of an innovative new approach to raising passenger helmet use around the country. In addition, public discussions have been organized at universities in Phnom Penh to raise awareness about the tragic impact of road traffic crashes in Cambodia, traffic laws, and the life-saving importance of helmet use.
On May 1, 2013, more than 180 young students, teachers, parents, school administrators, and government officials from Pasri Chareon District of Bangkok, as well as representatives from the international community, joined the Long Short Walk campaign event, organized by the Asia Injury Prevention Foundation.
On Saturday, May 4, the Asia Injury Prevention (AIP) Foundation, in collaboration with Hanoi Traffic Safety Committee and Hanoi Department of Education and Training, hosted a "Kids love helmets" family day in the Hanoi Botanic Gardens.
Johnson & Johnson is returning to Ha Tinh, Quang Binh, and Dong Nai provinces to donate motorcycle helmets to nearly 7,000 primary school students and teachers at twelve schools in its second year sponsoring AIP Foundation’s Helmets for Kids program.
To encourage motorcyclists and bicyclists to buy helmets that meet Vietnam’s national standards, Protec, a non-profit helmet manufacturer belonging to AIP Foundation, has launched a special incentive promotion to discount up to 45,000 VND for consumers who exchange used helmets to buy new Protec helmets between now and the end of June.
On March 24, Vietnam’s biggest stars called on parents to insist their children wear helmets. Miss. Vietnam Mai Phuong Thuy, singers Thanh Bui and Phuong Vy, actor Phan Anh, MC Nguyen Khang, and 365 band joined AIP Foundation, as well as the Ho Chi Minh City Traffic Safety Committee, Traffic Police, and Department of Education and Training at Dam Sen Park for a family-friendly event entitled, “Kids love helmets,” in District 11, Ho Chi Minh City.
The Canada based life insurance company, Manulife (Cambodia) PLC launched “Helmets for Families”, a program in conjunction with the Asia Injury Prevention (AIP) Foundation, on March 23rd. Approximately 600 people including government officers, NGOs, private sector partners, students, teachers, and parents attended the kick-off ceremony at Sampov Meas Primary school to increase the awareness of road safety in Cambodia.
ARRB Group, one of Australia’s most trusted advisors regarding road safety technical input, is launching the Asia Injury Prevention (AIP) Foundation’s Helmets for Kids program at Ai Quoc Primary School on March 15, 2013. 630 students and 38 teachers will receive helmets in a ceremony attended by road safety expert Paul Hillier, a National Technical Leader at ARRB.
This week a coalition of road safety stakeholders announce the next stage of the national campaign “Children also need a helmet” with a workshop to introduce new activities, including enhanced police enforcement and a call for grant proposals, to local partners in Hanoi.
On March 4, 2013, the Rotary Club of Bangkok South , part of Rotary International (RI), will donate motorcycle helmets to 175 students at two pre-school child development centers in the Rama IX Aeration Pond Community, or Bung Rama 9. With this donation, Rotary Club of Bangkok South launches their Helmets for Kids partnership with the Asia Injury Prevention (AIP) Foundation to increase helmet use and reduce road traffic injuries among child motorcycle passengers in Bangkok.
ARRB Group, one of Australia’s most trusted advisors regarding road safety technical input, is sponsoring a helmet donation to Phnom Dil Primary School, as part of the Asia Injury Prevention (AIP) Foundation’s Helmets for Kids program. Less than a year ago, ARRB provided helmets to the entire school body, including 750 students and 29 teachers, and on February 28, 2013, donated 187 new helmets to first-year students and those whose first helmet has been damaged.
On January 10th, Asia Injury Prevention (AIP) Foundation announced a new range of activities to increase helmet use among motorcycle passengers, of whom only 7% wear helmets on Cambodia’s roads.
On January 9, 2013, Tran Nhan Ton Primary School in Binh Chanh district, Ho Chi Minh City and the Asia Injury Prevention (AIP) Foundation will host a kick-off ceremony to launch the Helmets for Kids (HFK) initiative sponsored by The UPS Foundation for 2,904 students and teachers at four schools in Ho Chi Minh City.
On January 4, 2013, Diversey, a leading global provider of cleaning and hygiene solutions, will continue its partnership with the Asia Injury Prevention (AIP) Foundation to host a helmet donation top-off ceremony for Cam Thuong Primary School's newly arrived first-graders. Their older classmates have all received helmets and road safety education through Diversey's generous sponsorship of Cam Thuong Primary School since 2007. Over that time, Diversey and AIP Foundation have donated approximately 1,814 helmets and nearly six years of traffic safety education.
3,472 students are now safer on the road, thanks to improvements and equipment provided by FedEx to six schools located along National Highway 1A in Binh Dinh Province
AIP Foundation discussed new initiatives to increase Cambodia's motorcycle passenger helmet wearing rate at a consultative meeting on December 7th with local government ministries, institutions, and media agencies.
Attendees pledged their commitment to stimulating helmet use among motorcycle passengers, of whom only seven percent wear a helmet on Cambodia's roads. Representatives from the National Road Safety Committee (NRSC), Ministry of Interior, General Commissariat of National Police, Ministry of Education, Youth, and Sport, Ministry of Information, Ministry of Health, Phnom Penh Municipality, Provincial Road Safety Committees, and media agencies joined the meeting to evaluate the progress made in the last three years.
A delegation from the Tanzania Ministry of Home Affairs, Tanzania Prisons Service (TPS), and the Tanzania Helmet Vaccine Initiative arrived in Hanoi from Dar es Salaam on November 19th for a four-day visit to investigate helmet production and advocacy projects in Vietnam.
Nearly 1,000 people in Phnom Penh gathered on November 18th to publicly mourn the 1,905 lives lost on Cambodia’s roads every year.
On Friday, November 9th, Chevron, Ltd. launched Walk Wise, a partnership with Asia Injury Prevention (AIP) Foundation, Kai County, as well as students and teachers to create a safer pedestrian environment at Gaoqiao and Qili primary schools.
More than 400 youth, students, and artists joined the National Road Safety Committee, His Excellency Hun Many and the Union of the Youth Federation of Cambodia on Diamond Island today to affirm the group’s eager support of improved safety on Cambodia’s roads.
Unilever’s personal care brand CLEAR today announced the launch of a global initiative aimed at promoting road safety by raising funds for the purchase and distribution of helmets in lower-income communities. The initiative will be run in partnership with the UN Decade of Action for Road Safety 2011-2020 and AIP Foundation.
Today AIP Foundation announced a three-year grant from The UPS Foundation, the charitable arm of global logistics leader UPS, totalling US $450,000. This commitment by UPS will provide helmets and road safety education for more than 27,000 students and teachers as AIP Foundation expands its Helmets for Kids program in Cambodia, Vietnam, and Thailand.
Starting from today, with the support of the World Health Organization and AIP Foundation, dedicated units of the traffic police will commence enhanced helmet wearing enforcement operations in five municipality districts in Ho Chi Minh City, targeting school-aged children who ride as passengers on motorcycles.
On August 15, 2012, Asia Injury Prevention (AIP) Foundation launched Paste Your Face at Dream Land Park with a family-friendly event promoting passenger helmet use, as part of its public awareness campaign "Always care. Always wear a helmet." The launch at Dream Land Park marks the start of the Paste Your Face photo competition on Facebook estimated to engage 3,000 to 6,000 contestants competing for the chance to win top prizes by submitting photographs of their families wearing helmets.
On July 25, the National Road Safety Committee (NRSC) signed a memorandum of understanding with the Asia Injury Prevention (AIP) Foundation to work together to reduce projected fatalities and serious injuries caused by road traffic crashes by the end of 2014.
AIP Foundation and Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation (DDPM), Ministry of Interior, launched Thailand Helmet Vaccine Initiative (THVI) in Talad Kreab Municipality, Bangpa-in, Ayutthaya on July 4th with generous corporate and stakeholder support. The event kick started the implementation of the official collaboration between AIP Foundation and DDPM as part of the Thai government's 100% helmet use campaign.
Sigma Elevator donated 195 helmets to the students and teachers of Wat Nakprok Primary School in Bangkok on July 13th, as part of AIP Foundation's Helmets for Kids program.
Chevron (Cambodia) Limited sponsored three road safety awareness events at three different high schools in high-risk traffic locations in Phnom Penh to donate 1,500 helmets and educate the students about road safety. The first event took place at Hun Sen Borey 100 Khnang High School on June 29th, followed by a second one at Russey Keo High School on July 3rd and a third one at Chbar Ampeuo High School on July 6th.
International helmet expert and road safety specialist Dr. Terry Smith will visit Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City from June 10 to 17 to monitor and advise Vietnamese helmet testing laboratories. Dr. Smith will also consult with the National Traffic Safety Committee (NTSC) on ways and means to eliminate poor quality and fake helmets from the Vietnamese market. In 2000, Dr. Smith and Asia Injury Prevention (AIP) Foundation assisted the government with the development of the new national helmet standard (TVCN 5756).
On May 30th and June 2nd, 2012, AIP Foundation will join the world community by celebrating International Children’s Day. International Children’s Day on June 1st celebrates children and their role in society, but the day also highlights the vulnerability of children, which is why on this occasion AIP Foundation seeks to equip the children from Hun Sen Chak Angre and York Batr primary schools with life saving skills and knowledge about road safety and safe helmet use.
A new televised public service announcement (PSA) was launched today, raising awareness of the dangerous consequences of not putting high quality helmets on children who travel on motorcycles.
On the anniversary of the United Nations’ Decade of Action for Road Safety launch, ARRB Group sponsored a helmet donation to 800 students and 28 teachers of Phnom Dil Primary School through AIP Foundation’s Helmets for Kids program.
Long Huei, the Taiwanese manufacturer of the popular Andes helmet brand, has joined a public awareness campaign promoting child helmet use by donating helmets to a Vietnamese primary school. The students and teachers of Ha Huy Giap School in District 12 of Ho Chi Minh City received 1,505 helmets on May 7th.
In honor of Vietnam’s official Year of Traffic Safety, District 9’s Department of Education and Training is collaborating with AIP Foundation and Intel Products Vietnam in an innovative project for children’s safety on the road. This Friday, a Traffic Safety Camp in the Nha Viet Eco-Village invited primary school students from four different schools to share their experiences and knowledge through interactive games alongside 300 Intel volunteers.
Johnson & Johnson has committed 140,000 USD to running Helmets for Kids programs in Vietnam’s Ha Tinh, Quang Binh, and Dong Nai Provinces. The helmet handover ceremonies took place in Quang Binh and Ha Tinh on April 9th and 12th and in Dong Nai on the 16th.
Cambodia’s National Road Safety Week is April 7th to 14th, and the road safety focused Asia Injury Prevention (AIP) Foundation is running a variety of activities in support of the government’s campaign. These activities were kicked off with a helmet donation to 209 students of Hun Sen Chak Angre Primary School on March 29th, part of a Helmets for Kids project being sponsored by the Australian Embassy’s Direct Aid Program.
On March 10th, a parade of hundreds of people marched through Ho Chi Minh City’s District 9, showing their support of a year dedicated to road safety—and demanding safer roads for their communities. 2012 was declared Year of Traffic Safety by the Vietnamese government, and District 9’s local government collaborated with AIP Foundation to play an active role in the initiative by organizing this parade.
The Asia Injury Prevention (AIP) Foundation launched two Helmets for Kids programs at Sandann 1 and Bun Rany Hun Sen Phum Thom primary schools in Kratie province.
Dong Nai Province, Feb. 22, 2012-FedEx Express, one of the world's largest express transportation companies and a subsidiary of FedEx Corp.
Motorcyclists including Danish Ambassador to Cambodia Mikael Hemniti Winther arrived in Phnom Penh after driving from Bangkok in the Go4 Charity Ride. This trip raised funds for a 10 month school-based road safety program called Helmets for Kids which is being run by the non-profit AIP Foundation. A launching ceremony will congratulate the bikers and kick-off the school program.
Sustainability is an integral part of Big C Vietnam’s development strategy. Following a year of effective community activities, Big C will continue in 2012, beginning with the program “For children’s safety”. This program aims to raise awareness of child road safety issues and the importance of child helmet use.
To avoid the annual dramatic increase in road deaths and injuries that come with Tet holiday, extra precautions must be taken to protect Vietnam‟s children. On January 5th, Ho Chi Minh City‟s Pham Van Chieu Primary School received a donation of 1870 helmets from United Parcel Service (UPS), a sponsor well aware of the holiday‟s impact on road conditions. The donation, part of a school-based helmet education program called Helmets for Kids, was implemented by the Asia Injury Prevention (AIP) Foundation with the collaboration of Ho Chi Minh City‟s Department of Education and Training (DOET) and Traffic Safety Committee (TSC).
After a staff member from Nguyen Kha Trac Primary School was injured in a motorcycle accident in early December, students and teachers eagerly received road safety assistance. Through the Asia Injury Prevention (AIP) Foundation‟s Helmets for Kids program, 1,139 helmets were donated to the school at a Helmet Handover Ceremony on December 27th. The Ministry of Education and Training (MoET) and the National Traffic Safety Committee (NTSC) collaborated closely on this project.
planning on 2012 activities on child helmet use” in Ha Noi on December 12th to solicit international
stakeholders and government authorities to improve child helmet wearing in Vietnam.
This Sunday, Miss Vietnam 2008 hosted a Family Day event in Ho Chi Minh City that was full of fun activities centered around child motorcycle helmets. Family Day aimed to educate parents and encourage children to wear helmets every time they ride on a motorcycle. Organized by Asia Injury Prevention (AIP) Foundation, in collaboration with Ho Chi Minh City’s Traffic Safety Committee (TSC) and Department of Education and Training (DoET), the event was attended by over a thousand parents and children at the Children’s House in District 3.
City officials lead a workshop in Danang on December 17th to mobilize local road traffic safety agents to improve the child motorcycle helmet situation in the city.
H.E. Hun Manet, representing Prime Minister H.E. Hun Sen, joined the Australian Ambassador to Cambodia (name)to celebrate the donation of 100 motorcycle helmets to primary school students on December 6th in Phnom Penh.
On December 7th, members of the Cambodia Biker Club made a formal commitment to putting helmets on themselves and their passengers every time they ride, as a convoy of riders kicked off the new "Always care. Always wear a helmet." public awareness campaign. The campaign is being implemented by Asia Injury Prevention (AIP) Foundation, in close collaboration with the National Road Safety Committee (NRSC) and the General Commissariat of National Police, Ministry of Interior (MoI).
A series of workshops held in Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, and Danang in November and December are mobilizing local road traffic safety agents. The workshops aim to inform, and to guide attendees in improving the child motorcycle helmet situation in their cities. City officials and road safety specialists are leading the workshops in order to provide attendees with high quality information, an illustration of the government’s serious commitment to this campaign at the local level.
From November 2nd to 30th, 50,000 flyers refuting widespread myths about child helmet wearing will be distributed in Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, and Danang. This marks the launch of a public awareness campaign focused on child motorcycle helmet use by the National Traffic Safety Committee (NTSC), the Ministry of Education and Training (MoET), the National Traffic Police (C67), and the World Health Organization (WHO). The social marketing campaign is being implemented by Asia Injury Prevention (AIP) Foundation and will be accompanied by strengthened police enforcement, supported by WHO.
Actress Kathy Uyen and singer Thanh Bui visited Truong Van Thanh Primary School in Ho Chi Minh City's District 9 in honor of the World Remembrance Day for Road Traffic Victims. Discussions with students and meaningful commemoration activities were followed by interviews with local authorities on road safety. Asia Injury Prevention Foundation (AIP Foundation) organized the day's events with the hope that it will increase students' awareness of road safety issues and lead to increased preventative action nationwide.
Ho Chi Minh City, 18 November 2011 - Asia Injury Prevention (AIP) Foundation held a Handover Ceremony at Phuoc Thanh School in District 9. Earlier this week, a similar ceremony took place in the same district at Phuoc Long School. Both of these events celebrate Intel Products Vietnam's sponsorship of Click on Safety, AIP Foundation's newest road safety education program. Two additional AIP Foundation programs, Helmets for Kids and Safe Routes to School, were also held at the schools.
Tan Thanh, 3 October 2011 – This Monday, the first grade students at Nguyen Thi Dinh Primary School received shiny new helmets from a sponsor who has been helping children stay safe on Vietnam’s dangerous roads since 2009, Cai Mep International Terminal Co., Ltd (CMIT). Asia Injury Prevention (AIP) Foundation facilitated this donation through their Helmets for Kids program, with strong support from the Ba Ria – Vung Tau Department of Education and Training.
Phnom Penh, 19 August 2011- Asia Injury Prevention (AIP) Foundation, in close collaboration with the National Road Safety Committee (NRSC), the General Commissariat of National Police, Ministry of Interior, and the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports (MoEYS) held a Stakeholder Consultative Meeting to discuss an effective action plan for a Motorcycle Passenger Helmet Campaign to be launched this October.
Hanoi, 27 July 2011 - Mr. Greig Craft, President of the AIP Foundation, was awarded Vietnam's highest civilian honor - the Vietnamese Friendship Medal - for his philanthropic work and contributions to improving road safety in Vietnam.
Phnom Penh, 19 July 2011- ANZ Royal Bank donated 453 helmets to teachers and students of York Batr Primary School through AIP Foundation’s Helmets for Kids program, at the first Handover Ceremony in Cambodia.
Hanoi, 6 June 2011- The Asia Injury Prevention (AIP) Foundation hosted a Thai road safety delegation ofsenior government officials from the Department of Disaster Prevention and Management(DDPM)andThai private sector stakeholders in Hanoi.
10 May, 2011- Her Excellency Ms Quentin Bryce, Governor-General of Australia, supported the UN's Decade of Action for Road Safety (2011-2020) in Vietnam at a Helmets for Kids event on 10 May
May 11, 2011, More than 80 countries worldwide celebrated the launch of the Decade of Action for Road Safety (2011-2020) on May 11, uniting around the common message: "It Is Time for Action."
Ho Chi Minh City, April 27th, 2011 - Michelin Viet Nam in coordination with AIP Foundation donated 1,515 helmets through the Helmets for Kids program to the teachers and students of Phuoc Long Primary School in District 9, Ho Chi Minh City
Ho Chi Minh City, April 24th, 2011 - Michelin Viet Nam and the Asia Injury Prevention Foundation (AIP Foundation) held a road show to promote road safety in District 9 of Ho Chi Minh City
HO CHI MINH CITY, April 7, 2011 - FedEx Express, the world's largest express transportation company and a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) has launched a competition to promote pedestrian safety and usage of its Traffic Safety Park among primary school children
Dong Nai, Vietnam, 2 March 2011 - Total Vietnam in partnership with Asia Injury Prevention (AIP) Foundation launched its Safe Routes to School program at An Loi Primary School, Long Thanh district, Dong Nai province, which provides road safety education to more than 900 students.
To promote traffic safety awareness, the FIA Foundation in coordination with the Asia Injury Prevention (AIP) Foundation recently filmed a documentary featuring actress and Global Road Safety Ambassador Michelle Yeoh
19 January 2011, GHVI – an international road safety coalition including the World Bank, the Center for Disease
Control and Prevention (CDC), the FIA Foundation and the Asia Injury Prevention (AIP)
Foundation – has appointed Robert Klein, a renowned international road safety expert, as its
Global Development Director
Ho Chi Minh City, 10 January 2011- Sophie Paris Vietnam today donated more than 200 helmets to students at Dong Ba Primary School in Ho Chi Minh City through the Asia Injury Prevention (AIP) Foundation’s Helmets for Kids program.
HCMC - December 18th, 2010, at the Exhibition Center SECC, the final round of TOC LUC TOTAL competition held by TOTAL Vietnam was taken place with participation of 28 players
Ho Chi Minh City, December 9th, 2010 - Intel Products Viet Nam in coordination with AIP Foundation held a Helmets for Kids and traffic safety curriculum handover ceremony for teachers and students of Nguyen Minh Quang Primary School in District 9 in Ho Chi Minh City.
Bangkok, 24 November 2010- Sofitel Bangkok Silom donated 175 helmets to primary school students at Wat Kaewjamfah School in Bangrak District as part of the Asia Injury Prevention (AIP) Foundation's Helmets for Kids program. Diversey Hygiene (Thailand) Co., Ltd. additionally donated a year's supply of hand sanitizer and soap dispensers to the school to promote hygiene.
Ho Chi Minh City, November 16th, 2010 - TOTAL Vietnam announced their upcoming fundraising event “Toc luc TOTAL” with the goal of raising VND 400,000,000 for AIP Foundation’s Safe Routes to School traffic safety program
Ho Chi Minh City, 18 November 11, 2010- Movie Star Kathy Uyen and Australian Idol Thanh Bui will become Goodwill Ambassadors for the public awareness campaign to announce The World Day of Remembrance for Road Crash Victims, initiated by the AIP Foundation in coordination with the Ho Chi Minh Traffic Safety Committee
FedEx Express and the Asia Injury Prevention (AIP) Foundation/Safe Kids Vietnam officially opened a Traffic Safety Park at Quang Bien Primary School in Trang Bom District, Dong Nai Province.
Tan Thanh, 4 October 2010 - Nearly 700 students and teachers at Nguyen Thi Dinh Primary School in Tan Thanh received helmets and helmet use education thanks to Cai Mep International Co., Ltd.'s (CMIT) sponsorship.
New York, 22 September, 2010- Greig Craft, president of the Asia Injury Prevention (AIP) Foundation, announced today onstage at the Clinton Global Initiative a commitment to implement road safety programs in 94 schools across 4 countries over the next 3 years
Batam, 29 July 2010- The Asia Injury Prevention (AIP) Foundation with corporate sponsors Chevron Corporation, Mitsui Exploration Co., Ltd. (MOECO), and PTT Exploration and Production Public Company, Ltd. (PTTEP)
Hanoi, 21 June 2010 - A Government delegation from Nicaragua led by Major Commissioner Roberto Gonzalez Kraudy, National Transit Chief and Mr Alvaro Lacayo, President of the Automobile Club of Nicaragua, and a member of the National Traffic Safety Committee of Nicaragua, visited AIP Foundation in Hanoi
18 May 2010 – AIP Foundation is launching a new intervention that targets parents’ education and awareness on child helmet use.
Hanoi, 2 October 2009 – Otis Elevator Vietnam donated 571 helmets to first grade students and teachers of the Tay Son School Primary School in Hanoi
HANOI, Vietnam – On September 11, 2009, the Asia Injury Prevention Foundation (AIP Foundation) and Thakral Brothers Pte Ltd.
Ho Chi Minh City, 29 June 2009 – Photos of beaming smiles captured under their securely fastened child helmets, or embracing their parents wearing the same gear, adorned the walls in the Exhibition Hall of Lan Anh Music Center today
Hanoi, May 15, 2009 - Vietnam Helmet Wearing Coalition celebrates the “Helmets for Kids on Highway 1” project with a helmet donation and roadshow
Hanoi, April 29, 2009 - A total of 17 primary school children died in road crashes during the 2007-2008 school year in Binh Thuan province.
Ho Chi Minh City, 25 March 2009 - AIP Foundation’s (Asia Injury Prevention Foundation) second Child Helmet Public Awareness Campaign has a new face.
Ha Noi, 12th March 2009 – Leading road safety organisations joined together today to celebrate the commencement of road safety inspections on over 3,000 kilometres of Vietnam’s highways.
Hanoi, 26 February 2009 – The AIP Foundation in co-operation with the National Traffic Safety Committee kicked off its Child Helmet Public Awareness Campaign with the announcement of its national traffic safety photography contest
15 January 2009 – Asia Injury Prevention Foundation (AIP Foundation) was presented a Certificate of Appreciation by the Minister of Education for our contributions to education of children in Vietnam. This honor is awarded to international organizations – both corporations and non-profit – and private sector companies in Vietnam.
Marking launch of WHO-UNICEF child injury report, helmet ceremony focuses on child deaths on Vietnam’s roads
Ho Chi Minh City, 30 October 2008 - International Film Star and Road Safety Goodwill Ambassador Michelle Yeoh is visiting Ho Chi Minh City today, October 30th
Hanoi, September 24, 2008 - "Wear a Helmet. Every time. Everywhere" is a slogan that you'll see now on street corners in every major city in Vietnam (Hanoi, HCMC, Danang, Can Tho, Hue), as well as on buses and bus shelters in Hanoi and HCMC.
Nha Trang, 16th June 2008 – The public awareness campaign for the Asia Injury Prevention Foundation (AIP Foundation) orchestrated a concert and a Helmet for Kids (HFK) in Nha Trang City
Hanoi, 31 May 2008 - On 21 May 2008 Archbishop Desmond Tutu of South Africa sent Vietnam’s Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung a letter to congratulate Vietnam
Hue City, 24th May 2008 - The Asia Injury Prevention Foundation (AIP Foundation) organized a concert in Hue City today. The concert’s focus was the dangers of children riding on motorbikes without the most basic safety precaution, a helmet.
Vung Tau, 19th April 2008—The Asia Injury Prevention Foundation (AIPF), the National Traffic Safety Committee (NTSC), and the Vietnam Helmet Wearing Coalition (VHWC)
Hanoi, 19 March 2008: DHL, the world's leading express and logistics company, has further strengthened its partnership with the Asia Injury Prevention Foundation (AIPF) with a sponsorship of over 1,700 helmets to school children of Kim Dong Primary School in Hanoi, Vietnam
Ha Noi, 18th March 2008 – International celebrity Michelle Yeoh, the Vietnam Helmet Wearing Coalition, the FIA Foundation, and the NTSC joined together in Hanoi today to stress the importance of helmets on child motorcycle passengers
Ha Noi, 27th February 2008 – A delegation from the World Health Organization’s (WHO) Geneva Headquarters lent its support to a Helmets for Kids Event (HFK) sponsored by the Vietnam Helmet Wearing Coalition (VHWC) on Wednesday, 27 February.
Ho Chi Minh City, 13th December 2007 – Asia Injury Prevention Foundation (AIPF) today announced the kick-off of Phase II of its year-long, US$1.5M National Helmet Wearing Campaign
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