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Children's Health & Safety Association

Issue 42: Feb 1–28, 2017

The UN General Assembly states there is no greater threat to the lives of children than road traffic accidents. The 2013 Global Status Report on Road Safety indicates there are 1.24 million road traffic deaths annually in 182 countries – of which 186,300 are children. This number equates to 510 children dying every day from road traffic accidents around the world.…
May 22, 2015 – I recently read an article in the Washington Post that did not generate global consternation and thought provoking political theory or agenda – rather, it put a quirky smile on my face that I just can’t seem to wipe away – nor do I want to. Colouring books are back! The # 1 and # 2…
May 19, 2015 – Child obesity rates in Canada have more than doubled since the 1970s. According to the World Health Organization’s Growth Charts for Canada, 20% of children and youth are classified as overweight and 12% are classified as obese. The SickKids Team Obesity Management Program (STOMP) in Toronto, Canada has a two-year program for children and youth from…
May 21, 2015 – I want to send a great big “thank you” to all the people that supported the ‘Every Child Deserves a Dictionary’ campaign. You’re the best! The Oxford University Press Southern Africa has reached their goal of providing 20,000 dictionaries to students in South Africa. Mmuagabo Primary School is one of the many schools that has benefited…
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