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  • Give a Vietnamese child a helmet; save a life posted a progress report
    A new school year starts with thousands of helmet donations
    By - Minh Nguyen - Development Assistant
    The Vietnamese school year began in September. AIP Foundation collaborated with its partners to bring thousands of helmets to young students in Vietnam through the Helmets for Kids program. The goal is to equip students with helmets so that they may be protected from head injuries and fatalities for the remainder of the...
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  • Give a Vietnamese child a helmet; save a life posted a progress report
    Collective efforts to promote child helmet use
    By - Minh Nguyen - Development Assistant
    As part of our efforts to protect children on the road in Vietnam, AIP Foundation conducts training workshops for journalists and policy makers with the aim of building capacity and enhancing the implementation of child helmet regulation and awareness raising. The trainings are part of our “Children also need a...
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  • Give a Vietnamese child a helmet; save a life posted a progress report
    Support Helmet Safety for Children
    By - Naomi Fujiki - Development Coordinator
    This year, AIP Foundation has more support than ever before for helmet safety for children in Vietnam! In March, AIP Foundation representatives attended workshops on child helmet use along with key stakeholders, including the World Health Organization and Vietnam Red Cross. At the workshops, stakeholders brainstormed...
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  • Sjagadeesh
    Sjagadeesh Dear Naomi, I am an undergraduate medical researcher from UK and wanting to conduct a study in vietnam on the Barriers to helmet safety. Please can i contact you with details to discuss whether you can assist me. Regards
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    • Chelsea Gaviola
      Chelsea Gaviola Dear Sjagadeesh, please email me at naomi.fujiki@aipf-vietnam.org. I can point you in the direction of our M&E Manager who has done extensive research on this topic.
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  • Give a Vietnamese child a helmet; save a life posted a progress report
    A Great End to 2013
    By - Naomi Fujiki - Development Coordinator
    Throughout the past year, AIP Foundation implemented numerous traffic safety interventions in Vietnam aimed at protecting children from road crashes. The last few months of 2013 were no exception; thousands of children received life-saving traffic safety knowledge and skills to carry with them into the new year. In Ha Tinh...
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  • Give a Vietnamese child a helmet; save a life has received 7 donations
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  • Give a Vietnamese child a helmet; save a life has received 2 donations
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  • Give a Vietnamese child a helmet; save a life has received 51 donations
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  • Give a Vietnamese child a helmet; save a life posted a progress report
    After helmets are donated: follow up visits to schools
    By - Tiare Dunlap - Communications Coordinator
    After helmets are donated: following up with student and teacher crash cases During August and September we revisited 32 Helmets for Kids project schools in the Ha Tinh, Dong Nai, and Quang Binh provinces of Vietnam to check on helmet use rates follow-up with road safety education. During these visits, we were told of 30...
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  • Give a Vietnamese child a helmet; save a life posted a progress report
    Protect Children from Injury
    By - Naomi Fujiki - Development Coordinator
    The week of May 6 to 12 marked the United Nations’ second Global Road Safety Week where events were held around the world to make roads safer. AIP Foundation participated in this movement by organizing activities across Vietnam. In Ho Chi Minh City, we held an exhibition opening and public event for our pedestrian...
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  • Give a Vietnamese child a helmet; save a life posted a progress report
    Helmets Make Our Children Safer
    By - Hailey Flynn - Development Coordinator
    To complement our ongoing public awareness campaign efforts, our Helmets for Kids projects, and enforcement campaign in target cities, AIP Foundation’s non-profit helmet factory, Protec, launched a helmet exchange program last month. This helmet exchange program responds to increasing government attention to the issue...
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  • Give a Vietnamese child a helmet; save a life posted a progress report
    Protect your child's life
    By - Hailey Flynn - Development Coordinator
    As the Tet holiday (Lunar New Year) approaches in Vietnam, the road safety situation is of critical importance. Traffic accidents spike around the lunar new year; traffic accidents increased by 40% between 2011 and 2012, yet the number of deaths and head injuries dropped by 38% and 50%, respectively, during this same...
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  • Give a Vietnamese child a helmet; save a life has received 26 donations
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  • Give a Vietnamese child a helmet; save a life posted a progress report
    "Children also need a helmet"
    By - Hailey Flynn - Development Coordinator
    June marks the end of the school year in Vietnam, requiring students and parents need to implement the road safety lessons that they have learned through the year without schools reinforcing these lessons learned. In a recent study of the school based programs in Vietnam, Helmets for Kids interventions resulted in a...
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  • Give a Vietnamese child a helmet; save a life posted a progress report
    A Life Saved
    By - Aaron Abelson - Development Coordinator
    When fifth grader Thao was being driven home from school on her older brother’s motorcycle, they crashed into a fence and fell off. Thao was hospitalized. The doctor diagnosed a brain hematoma along with Thao’s many scratches, but she is now recovering well. Luckily, Thao was wearing a helmet that she received...
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  • Give a Vietnamese child a helmet; save a life posted a progress report
    Postcard: Project Site Visit
    By - Jacqueline Lee - GlobalGiving InTheField Representative
    Jacqueline Lee is an InTheField Traveler with GlobalGiving who is visiting our partners’ projects throughout Southeast Asia. Her “Postcard” from the visit in Vietnam: “Every year over 12,00 people die on roads and 30,00 are seriously injured..most of these cases could have been prevented by...
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  • Give a Vietnamese child a helmet; save a life posted a progress report
    Donate again on March 14; see your donation go further!
    By - Aaron Abelson - Development Coordinator
    In 2011 alone, AIP Foundation programs directly impacted about 18,000 children in Vietnam, whether by providing them with helmets or traffic safety education. Many of their teachers and parents also received helmets, training, or informational materials. Beyond that, over 85,000 people learned about the importance of child...
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  • Give a Vietnamese child a helmet; save a life posted a progress report
    Continuing to Confront Road Safety Challenges
    By - Aaron Abelson - Development Coordinator
    The Tet holiday celebrating the Lunar New Year in Vietnam is a festive time of family gatherings and relaxation. At the same time, with many people traveling long distances back to their hometowns, it is one of the most dangerous times on the roads in Vietnam. While the number of deaths and injuries from traffic accidents...
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  • Give a Vietnamese child a helmet; save a life posted a progress report
    An eventful few months, but there's more work to be done
    By - Aaron Abelson - Development Coordinator
    Last week while riding in a taxi on the highway outside of Ho Chi Minh City, I saw the aftermath of a fatal road traffic accident. A mangled motorbike lay on the ground next to two bodies. It was a devastating site, especially considering that with 30 people dying on Vietnam’s roads each day, the same scene gets...
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  • Give a Vietnamese child a helmet; save a life has received 33 donations
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  • Give a Vietnamese child a helmet; save a life posted a progress report
    Preparing for an Exciting Year
    By - Chloe Denavit - Communications Coordinator
    We’ve been busy this summer here at AIP Foundation, getting everything ready for the start of the new school year. In the next few months, public awareness campaigns will start up in three countries, and we’ll be running school-based programs in more schools than ever before. This summer, we’ve been...
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  • Give a Vietnamese child a helmet; save a life posted a progress report
    New Projects for a New Decade
    By - Carolyn Smith-Lin - Development Coordinator
    Last month, May 11th marked a big day for road safety – countries around the world celebrated the beginning of the United Nations Decade of Action for Road Safety 2011-2020! The goal of the Decade is to stop the epidemic of road traffic crash fatalities by 2020; every day, 3,500 people leave home and never return...
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  • Give a Vietnamese child a helmet; save a life posted a progress report
    A Great Start to 2011
    By - Mariam Bhacker - Intern
    Welcome to first Asia Injury Prevention (AIP) Foundation post for 2011. As predicted things have got off to a busy start this year and we’ve got plenty to update you! Thank you First of all we'd like to say a big thank you to all those who supported us and made donations last year and we hope that you'll continue to...
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    A Busy Month in Road Safety
    By - Megan Bailey - Communications and Outreach Coordinator
    As 2010 comes to a close, the Asia Injury Prevention (AIP) Foundation is busier than ever working to make your roads safer. November 2010 marked the one-year anniversary of the launch of the Global Helmet Vaccine Initiative, an international coalition of road safety stakeholders dedicated to bringing AIP Foundation's...
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  • Give a Vietnamese child a helmet; save a life has received 102 donations
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  • Give a Vietnamese child a helmet; save a life posted a progress report
    AIP Foundation at Clinton Global Initiative
    By - Carolyn Smith-Lin - Development Coordinator
    Last week, leaders from across the world gathered in New York City for the 2010 Annual Meeting of the Clinton Global Initiative to confront the world's most pressing issues. There were big names from the private sector, government, non-governmental organizations, and more: Mayor Bloomberg, Katie Couric of CBS News, Mary J....
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  • Give a Vietnamese child a helmet; save a life posted a progress report
    AIP Foundation in Indonensia
    By - Carolyn Smith-Lin - Development Coordinator
    This summer, AIP Foundation has been busy building the groundwork for new projects throughout Southeast Asia. We partnered with Chevron, Mitsui Exploration, and PTT Exploration and Production to provide a Helmets for Kids helmet donation and education program to the Batu Ampar Primary School in Batam, Indonesia. The 'Helmet...
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  • Give a Vietnamese child a helmet; save a life posted a progress report
    Meetings with the Asia Injury Prevention Fdn
    By - Bill Brower - GlobalGiving Field Program Officer
    Bill Brower is a Field Program Officer with GlobalGiving who is visiting our partners’ projects throughout South and Southeast Asia. In early January he visited the AIP Foundation offices in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City, as well as the Protec helmet manufacturing facility outside of Hanoi. His “Postcard” from the...
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  • Give a Vietnamese child a helmet; save a life posted a progress report
    Milestone Acheivement: Decree 34
    By - Julia Bakutis - Development & Communications Manager
    AIP Foundation works in schools to distribute helmets and increase education, develops campaigns to educate the general public, but also advocates for laws that keep road users safe. We helped develop helmet standards for children in Vietnam, one of three countries worldwide to have such legislation for children. Now, more...
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Chelsea Gaviola

Development Coordinator
Ho Chi Minh City, N/A Vietnam

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