Latest information on the outbreak in the Western Pacific
22 July 2021 | News release
Nearly two thirds of global drowning deaths occur in Asia Pacific
In 2019, over 144 000 people drowned in the Asia Pacific region, accounting for 61% of global drowning deaths, according to the first World Health Organization (WHO) regional assessments on drowning prevention released today ahead of World Drowning Prevention Day.
For the future
A five year vision
for delivering better health
in the Western Pacific Region
In line with the regional vision "For the Future", four priorities must be addressed to reach our goal of making the Western Pacific the safest and healthiest region.
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