News Items


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European Resuscitation Guidelines 2015

http://www.cprguidelines.eu/assets/downloads/guidelines/S0300-9572(15)00329-9_main.pdf?


July 27, 2015 

World Conference on Drowning Prevention 2015

Penang, Malaysia

http://www.wcdp2015.org/



Nov 21, 2014

Lancet Editorial - Drowning: a largely preventable cause of death

http://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736%2814%2962228-5/fulltext?rss=yes


Nov 18, 2014

WHO Global Report on Drowning Video 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KmrIDGWhu48&feature=youtu.be

WHO Global Report on Drowning

http://apps.who.int/iris/bitstream/10665/143893/1/9789241564786_eng.pdf?ua=1&ua=1

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

http://www.who.int/violence_injury_prevention/global_report_drowning/en/


Sept 9, 2014

Informing Policy on Open Water Drowning Prevention 

http://injuryprevention.bmj.com/content/early/2014/02/10/injuryprev-2013-041005.short


Sept 9, 2014

Ethnic Differences in Canadian Drowning

http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10903-014-0095-7


Sept 9, 2014

Effectiveness of Regulation/Policy on PFDs 

http://injuryprevention.bmj.com/content/early/2014/05/08/injuryprev-2014-041169.short


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"

http://thedailynewnation.com/news/14008/18000-children-die-of-drowning-every-year.html


June 4, 2014

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

http://www.viha.ca/about_viha/news/news_releases/FYI_CI_Drowning.htm


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

http://www.lifesaving.ca/index.php/what-we-do/water-incident-research-and-reports/


May 26,2014

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

http://www.cdc.gov/mmwr/preview/mmwrhtml/mm6319a2.htm?_cid=mm6319a2_w


May 26, 2014 

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

http://issuu.com/ubc_medicine/docs/spring_2014_high_res


April 19, 2014

Korean Ferry Tragedy

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/04/19/opinion/learning-from-koreas-disaster.html?hp&rref=opinion&_r=0


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

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/databriefs/db149.htm


April 3, 2014

Bangladesh Swimsafe participants rescue others

http://injuryprevention.bmj.com/content/early/2014/03/31/injuryprev-2013-041015.short?g=w_injuryprevention_ahead_tab


February 24, 2014

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

http://www.bloomberg.org/press/releases/2014-02-27-Bloomberg-Philanthropies-Commits-10-million-to-save-children-from-drowning 


January 11, 2014

Bangladesh Government Fragility:

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/01/12/world/asia/matriarchs-duel-for-power-threatens-to-tilt-bangladesh-off-balance.html?ref=todayspaper&_r=0

http://www.economist.com/news/asia/21593476-sheikh-hasina-plans-hang-office-after-electoral-farce-another-beating


Dec 7, 2013 

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

http://www.newstoday.com.bd/index.php?option=details&news_id=2363632&date=2013-12-07


Dec 3, 2013

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

http://www.nanaimobulletin.com/news/234095151.html


November 22, 2013

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

http://imp.uvic.ca/blogs/blogs/11-22-beerman-grant.php


November 22, 2013

Nanaimo Daily News: City MD will address Third World drownings

http://www.nanaimodailynews.com/city-md-will-address-third-world-drownings-1.706407


November 20, 2013

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

http://med.ubc.ca/approaching-drowning-as-a-public-health-problem/