Speakers at the event on Sunday to share with parents and caregivers knowledge to prevent accidents and injuries to children during summer vacation. — Photo tuoitrethudo.com.vn HÀ NỘI — Vietnamese children might be enjoying their early summer holidays, but parents are concerned about the safety of their kids while they go about their daily business. To solve this problem, the Department of Child Affairs under the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MoLISA), Research Centre for Management and Sustainable Development (MSD) and Child Rights Governance Network, held an online seminar to teach parents and caregivers how to prevent accidents and injuries as well as respond to any unfortunate situations. Speaking at the event on Sunday, Nguyễn Trọng An, former deputy director of the Department of Child Affairs, said accidents happen mostly in and around the house, with the most common drowning. “We often think that the house is a safe environment, but in reality, there are many potential risks," he said. Tragic accidents could occur if children play with electric plugs, detergents or medicines, he added. He noted that the role of the family in child protection and building a safe house is extremely important. “A child-safe house will provide parents with… Read full this story
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