One child drowns every minute.
Drowning is the leading cause of death for children ages 1-4 globally.
Drowning is entirely preventable - so why aren’t we preventing it?
I’ve been working on the issue for four years now and have developed a comprehensive and pragmatic analysis of the situation and a plan to end childhood drowning permanently.
We need a global strategy and local solutions. In my paper, I lay out a global strategy for ending childhood drowning in three parts: targeting young children; raising awareness; and effectively harnessing economic arguments to gain funding and government commitment. I also address the elements of successful local solutions that can be adopted in every community.
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My goal, in my lifetime: No More Children Drown.
I look forward to working with you.