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During the World Conference on Drowning Prevention 2011, in Danang, Vietnam, leading experts were interviewed about the issue of child drowning in low and middle income countries. 

This video shows International Life Saving Federation (ILS) President, Dr Steve Beerman, discusses ILS involvement in preventing child drowning in LMICs.

Dr Steve Beerman explains why the World Conference on Drowning Prevention 2011 was held in Vietnam.

Dr Michael Linnan, Technical Director from The Alliance for Safe Children (TASC) discussing the issue of child drowning in low and middle income countries.  

Dr Michael Linnan discusses the success of child drowning prevention strategies.

Dr Michael Linnan discusses child drowning interventions in low and middle income countries.

Ross Cox from The Alliance for Safe Children (TASC) explains child drowning as a leading cause of child death in Asia.

Dr Aminur Rahman, Director of the International Drowning Research Centre - Bangladesh (IDRCB), explains how evidence shows that drowning can be prevented in low income settings.


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