UN Global Goals and Save Kids Lives:

  • Road traffic accidents claim more than 1.2 million lives each year.
  • UN Global Goal 3.6: “By 2020, halve the number of global deaths and injuries from road traffic accidents
  • Of the lives lost in road traffic accidents, 186,300 are children.

Save Kids Lives in China is a cooperation between MingJian, Global NCAP, and Rotary to promote child road safety

Project will provide:

  • Train the trainer in child restraints for 100 heath care professionals at maternity hospitals in three project cities (Shanghai, Chongqing, and Dalian)
  • Training for new mothers in child restraints
  • Importance of child restraints to protect child passengers
  • How to select safe models appropriate for child’s weight and height
  • Training for proper child restraint installation and fitting
  • Child safety books and subsidized/free child restraints for training participants
  • Collaboration between Rotary Clubs and maternity hospitals in each project city, with training, expertise, and support provided by cooperating organization, MingJian.

A global project to which many FreshStart Rotarians have committed their time by organizing three yearly retreats aimed at giving young people the opportunity to grow and thrive.

See http://www.rylachina.org/ for more information



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