European Portable Battery Association (EBPA) launched an awareness campaign addressed to parents on the safe use of button batteries


EPBA developed an animated video (https://youtu.be/nwLLFJUcphw) which gives parents all the necessary information on the safe use of button and coin cells. It also highlights the steps to be taken in case a child has swallowed such a...

Safety 2018,13th World Conference on Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion,


Prof Gregori presented the paper "A massive open online course for food choking prevention in children: the malaysian safefood4children experience as a working model" at Safety 2018,13th World Conference on Injury Prevention and Safety...

Inmetro and Susy Safe: an international collaboration to promote the prevention of accidents among Brazilian consumers.


During the Brazilian Consumer Week, Inmetro (Brazilian National Institute of Metrology, Quality and Technology), warns parents and health professionals about the conscious use of products for children to prevent serious injuries or tragedies...

Choking alert: tide pod challenge may be lethal! A new dangerous trend that is circulating on social media is reported by the site Be Smart, Don't Choke


Only in the first two weeks of January 2018, according to the data provided by the American Association of Poison Control Centers, there were 37 cases of capsule intoxication among teenagers in the United States.
The challenge, which has...

Choking hazard: Parental knowledge on foreign body aspiration - Faso 2017


The article Peligro de asfixia: conocimiento de los padres sobre la aspiración de cuerpos extraños en niños (Choking hazard: Parental knowledge on foreign body aspiration in children) has been published on the Revista Faso AÑO 24 - Nº 1...

European Conference on Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion 2017


EuroSafe in collaboration with VeiligheidNL, the Consumer Safety Institute of Netherlands, has organized the 4th European Conference on Injury Prevention and Safety. The event took place in Amsterdam on the 21st and 22nd of November 2017. The...

Workshop »Prevention of food choking in children: intervention programs«


The results of the study CHOP: CHOking Prevention project, realized by the University of Padua, Prochild NPO and SIMEUP with the support of the Italian Ministry of health will be presented at the workshop »Prevention of food choking in...

APHA Annual Meeting and Expo 2017


APHA s Annual Meeting and Expo this year, has taken place in Atlanta form the 4th to the 8th November.
The theme was "Creating the Healthiest Nation: Climate Changes Health."
On this occasion it has been presented the Food choking...

The 23rd International Safe Communities Conference Novi Sad, Serbia, 10-12 October 2017


From the 10th to the 12th October 2017, Novi Sad, Serbia, has hosted the 23rd International Conference on Safe Communities Safe Communities are an Essential Need for a Modern-day Society . The event has been led by Prof. Mirjana Milankov,...

Recommendations for the prevention of organic foreign bodies aspiration


The paper Recomendaciones sobre la prevención de la aspiración de cuerpos extraños orgánicos (Recommendations for the prevention of organic foreign bodies aspiration) has been issued on the Archivos Argentinos de Pediatria 2017 Oct...

16th ASEAN Pediatric Federation Congress 2017, Yangon, Myanmar


From the 21st to the 24th September the city of Yangon, Myanmar, has hosted the 16th ASEAN Pediatric Federation Congress of 2017 .
This year the event has had a global reach by attracting an international audience with the main theme: "...

Prevcon: Safe Kids Prevention Convention, Baltimore, USA 2017


From the 26th to the 29th of July 2017 the city of Baltimore, USA has hosted the Safe Kids Worldwide Childhood Injury Prevention Convention , or PrevCon , as it is commonly known. The event, which celebrated the 30th Anniversary of Safe Kids...

XIV Congreso Internacional de Pediatría del Colegio de Pediatria de Nuevo León


The International Congress of Pediatrics has been organized by El Colegio de Pediatria de Nuevo León in Monterrey, Mexico from the 12 to the 15 of July. The event reached its 14th edition, gathered an international audience of professionals...

Guidelines for the prevention of food suffocation, approved by the Higher Health Council


"The Guidelines for Preventing Food Suffocation in Pediatric Age" contains national recommendations, with specific concrete and actually achievable interventions, and a set of core rules for a "safe meal". They have been edited on June 2017.

SafeFood4Children in Malesia


SafeFood4Children is also present in Malaysia, visit https://www.safefood4children.org/ to discover the course and get to know Dr. Prof Balwant Singh Gendeh, Coutry Representative for the Susy...