News Items

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European Resuscitation Guidelines 2015

July 27, 2015 

World Conference on Drowning Prevention 2015

Penang, Malaysia

Nov 21, 2014

Lancet Editorial - Drowning: a largely preventable cause of death

Nov 18, 2014

WHO Global Report on Drowning Video

WHO Global Report on Drowning

WHO Global Report on Drowning, Exec Summary and Infographics in Arabic, English, French, Russian & Spanish

Sept 9, 2014

Informing Policy on Open Water Drowning Prevention

Sept 9, 2014

Ethnic Differences in Canadian Drowning

Sept 9, 2014

Effectiveness of Regulation/Policy on PFDs

July 20, 2014

June 26, 2014

Drowning Prevention - Shaw TV Nanaimo

June 8, 2014

The New Nation: "18,000 Children Die of Drowning Every Year"

June 4, 2014

Island Health - Nanaimo doctor targets tragic toll of childhood drowning deaths in Bangladesh

May 31, 2014

Grand Challenge Canada / UBC's  Bangladesh Anchal and SwimSafe (BASS) Child Drowning Prevention Research officially launched in Dhaka.

May 26, 2014

Canadian Drowning Report 2014

May 26,2014

Gilchrist J, Parker EM. MMWR Morb. Mortal. Wkly. Rep. 2014; 63(19): 421-426.

May 26, 2014 

UBC Medicine, The Magazine of the University of British Columbia Faculty of Medicine Volume 10 #1 Spring 2014 Pg 18-19

April 19, 2014

Korean Ferry Tragedy

April 15, 2014

USA boys aged 1–4 years, drowning was the leading cause of death from unintentional injury in 2010, followed by motor vehicle traffic incidents

April 3, 2014

Bangladesh Swimsafe participants rescue others

February 24, 2014

Bloomberg Philanthropies Commits $10 Million (USD) to Save Children from Drowning 

January 11, 2014

Bangladesh Government Fragility:

Dec 7, 2013 

News Today article: 170,000 drowning deaths happen each year in country

Dec 3, 2013

Nanaimo News Bulletin: New swim program aims to reduce drowning deaths in Bangledesh.

November 22, 2013

Island Medical Program: How Vancouver Island physician hopes to quell a drowning epidemic

November 22, 2013

Nanaimo Daily News: City MD will address Third World drownings

November 20, 2013

UBC Faculty of Medicine Press Release: Where drowning is an epidemic, UBC tries "immunization"