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PRISM series - stories of impact: Childhood drowning - stopping a silent epidemic

Drowning, particularly among children, is a largely invisible health crisis in low- and middle-income countries that has only recently begun to receive the attention it demands. Between 2016-20, researchers from The George Institute for Global Health examined the health burden stemming from drownings in parts of Bangladesh, India and Vietnam. The Institute’s ground-breaking research across the three countries revealed critical insights, raised awareness and offered policy makers and local communities evidence-based tools to help stop the silent epidemic. 

Read the full case study here.