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World Health Organisation Report: Child Drowning is a leading killer of children and young people

January 9, 2024
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A recent report by the World Health Orgsanisation (WHO) has revealed that child drowning a leading killer of children and young people.

Key facts

  • Drowning is the 3rd leading cause of unintentional injury death worldwide, accounting for 7% of all injury-related deaths.
  • There are an estimated 372 000 annual drowning deaths worldwide.
  • Global estimates may significantly underestimate the actual public health problem related to drowning.
  • Children, males and individuals with increased access to water are most at risk of drowning.

You are in good hands with Pool Safe Inspections Victoria. Keep your children safe from child drowning by ensuring your pool or spa is compliant.

You can read the full report here.

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