Viet Nam



Compilation, printing and distribution of theme posters, leaflets on RTI targeting youth.
23 April 2007 — Hanoi, and 6 other provinces, Viet Nam

Based on SAVY, UNICEF supported research on traffic injuries among urban youth the Ministry of Health will compile data for use in leaflets on RTI targeting youth. Printed materials will be distributed in various events during the week in Hanoi and 6 other provinces.

Contact: Dr. Nguyen Thi Hong Tu, Vietnam Administration of Preventive Medicine, Ministry of Health
Telephone: +84 47366349, Fax: +84 47260237

Enhance safety on the road
9 April 2007 — HCM & Go Dau terminal, Dong Nai province, Viet Nam

Training sessions, e.g. "Driving For Excellence" for road users and contractors and tool box talks among departments about road safety.

Contact: Binh, Shell Lubricants Vietnam
Telephone: +84 8 829 29 32, Fax: +84 8 825 76 03

Public meeting to officially launch the UN Safety week
23 April 2007 — Hanoi, Viet Nam

A large public gathering will be organized comprising senior officials from the Government and all partners working in road safety. This event will kick start a number of related activities during the week such as awarding prizes for writing on road safety, safe driving training, and launching of campaigns on road safety in 64 provinces of Vietnam.

Contact: Dr. Nguyen Trong An, Vietnam Committee for Population, Family and Children
Telephone: +84 48234050

Wear a helmet - No excuse
28 April 2007 — Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam

AIPF has announced plans for a one year Helmet Wearing Public Awareness Campaign, to be launched during the UN Global Road Safety Week, April 23 2007. Two outdoor concerts will be held, one in Ho Chi Minh City in the south of Vietnam and one in Hanoi in the north. Popular singers and groups appealing to the younger set will perform in each city, along with helmet wearing fashion shows, live interviews with crash survivors and their families. Large TV screens on stage will allow for participation up to 10,000 young people at each event. National TV stations have promised live coverage. The launches will be followed by: Poster campaigns on buses and at bus-stops and in dense outdoor public locations; street banners and bill boards; flyers to promote traffic safety; use of different media tools including newspapers, radio, nationwide television; the message will be "Wear helmet, no excuses".

Contact: Mr. Greig Craft / Mrs. Nguyen Lan Huong, Asia Injury Prevention Foundation (AIPF)
Telephone: 84 4 933 0002, Fax: 84 4 933 2851