Friday, 23 August 2013

CDC award for helmet vaccine work

Movie actor Michelle Yeoh visits a GHVI program in Cambodia
The Global Injury Prevention team at the US Centers for Disease Control and Injury Prevention have been awarded the 2012 International Excellence in Program Delivery Award by the agency. The award, which recognised the team's work on the Global Helmet Vaccine Initiative (GHVI) in Cambodia, Uganda and Vietnam, was presented to Injury Prevention Director Dr Grant Baldwin by CDC Director Thomas Frieden on 20th August 2013. CDC has been a key part of GHVI's team, providing monitoring and evaluation components to GHVI's work promoting motorcycle helmet legislation, awareness campaigns and helmet provision. The GHVI is supported by the Road Safety Fund through a grant from the FIA Foundation.

1 comment:

  1. It is a very good idea to promote safety precaution among people in any way. They should know the important of life and so must follow the safety guidelines to protect it. According to Health And Safety Training Peterborough, the more you promote about safety the more people will inculcate it in their lives.

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    Arnold Brame

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