Develop measures to minimize risk in children

SDG 3 : Good health and well-being

Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all

The Child Safety Promotion and Injury Prevention Center, Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University has conducted research to develop measures to reduce the risk of child deaths from motorcycle accidents and drowning. Because it

found that 600-700 children die from motorbikes a year without wearing a helmet. The difficulty is the lack of prior knowledge of wearing a helmet. Therefore, study the helmet market, what is the size? Which found that The smallest helmet can weigh almost 1 kilogram. It can be used from 7-8 years old and is not smaller than that. Later, there was a meeting of helmet manufacturers. And have the manufacturer create a helmet that is appropriate and out

Tested according to various standard processes, found that It can be used in children from the age of 2 years and later, there are more manufacturers to sell out. And continue to research whether the helmet is worn or not It was found that wearing a helmet is not satisfactory. No changes found yet. Behavior that should be Therefore focused more on the campaign This research shows that Accident Research Must find a way to prevent and also be able to change behavior Research must, therefore, have many dimensions. If the recipient of the policy has not been successful There should be research related to the outcome of the policy implementation. The output of this research has been acknowledged by the Ministry of Public Health for further policy development.