World Drowning Prevention Day, declared through the April 2021 UN General Assembly is held annually on 25 July. This global advocacy event serves as an opportunity to highlight the tragic and profound impact of drowning on families and communities and offer life-saving solutions to prevent it. World #DrowningPrevention Day.
July 19, 2021
"I NEVER HAD A THOUGHT ABOUT DROWNING" PUBLICATION
A new publication by the DEEP team was published in the Health Promotion Journal of Australia. The article focuses on illuminating older adults experiences and perspectives of water safety and drowning prevention. You can read the article by clicking the link below.
Dec 11, 2020
2020- DROWNING PREVENTION VIRTUAL RESEARCH ROUNDTABLE.
On 29 October the DEEP team and the Royal Life Saving Society Western Australia (RLSSWA) hosted the 2nd Drowning Prevention Research Roundtable virtually, of course. We welcomed Guest Speakers Dr David Meddings, from the World Health Organization, Geneva, Dr Colleen Saunders Cape Town University, Lauren Nimmo, RLSSWA.
March 2, 2020
Resuscitation of the drowned person in the era of COVID-19 disease.
A position statement has been prepared by on behalf of three international drowning prevention bodies. The statement presents evidence-based recommendations for resuscitation in the era of COVID-19.
WADER-N members Dr Justine Leavy, Dr Gemma Crawford & Lauren Nimmo were pleased to be part of the IDRA working group.