Safe and Healthy Journeys to School for Children and Adolescents in Tanga, Tanzania

Written by George Malekela and Ayikai Poswayo Hasina is a fourteen-year-old student in Tanga who set off one morning – as she always did – on her walk to school. It was a warm humid day. She walked down the dusty dirt road, jumped over the wide-open drain, darted between a fast-moving car and sluggish […]

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Saving children’s lives: The Botnar Child Road Safety Challenge

  Authors: Margie Peden, Prasanthi Puvanachandra, Dave Elseroad, Ennada Lagouit, Judy Fleiter   According to the World Health Organization, road traffic injuries claim more than 1.35 million lives each year, injure and disable millions more and have a huge impact on victims, families, communities and governments. Road traffic deaths are particularly frequent among children accounting […]

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