IRIN Asia: Prevention Strategies

400 delegates representing 50 countries at the four-day World Conference on Drowning Prevention in Da Nang, Vietnam, from 10 May, will be drafting the first global strategy for preventing child drowning in low- and middle-income countries.

The strategy will urge worldwide data collection and the implementation of drowning-prevention programmes, according to a preliminary draft.

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