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The Safety Educator attends various events in the region, listed below are a few of the events we have attended. If you can help us spread the word on children’s health and safety in the region please contact us!
2015 – September – 37th MPA Congress & Asia Pacific Vaccinology Update, Kuala Lumpur
The Safety Educator was honored to be a part of the 37th MPA Congress & Asia Pacific Vaccinology Update in Kuala Lumpur. Thanks to the Malaysian Pediatric Association and My Positive Parenting Malaysia for inviting us. For the announcement document see here. See a picture of our booth below, during this even we gave out over 1,000 flyers.
2015 – August – Early Childhood Education Expo, Kuala Lumpur
The Safety Educator gave a car seat clinic at the Early Childhood Education Expo, outlining why car seats are safe, what to look for when buying car seats, how to safely install, fitting the child, and how to keep kids happy in the car seat. See the brochure here and the program here. Photo courtesy of Early Childhood Education Expo.
2015 – August – TBAN Gift of Love, Kuala Lumpur
The Safety Educator gave a speech and wrote a magazine article for The Breastfeeding Advocates Network (TBAN) Gift of Love 2015 event. This event is used to increase awareness in the importance of breastfeeding. Please see the article on Child Car Seats here (cover copyright TBAN), and the Certificate of Appreciation here. Photo courtesy of The Star.
2015 – June – BMW Child Car Seat Launch, Kuala Lumpur
The Safety Educator conducted a series of clinics on the topic of child seats at a BMW launch. These clinics did not provide endorsement of the BMW seat, but did highlight to attendees on car safety myths, the greatest risks for children, what standards should you look for when buying a car seat, how to connect to your car and how to keep your kids happy in the car. See the official press release from BMW.
2015 – March – PPBM Respect for Children, Kuala Lumpur
The Safety Educator and the Association of Registered Childcare Providers Malaysia worked together to development and promote articles for their 2015 theme on The Environment. For further details see the PPBM.
2015 – January – Prince Court Hospital, Kuala Lumpur
2014 – November – End Violence Against Children Campaign, Kuala Lumpur
The Safety Educator and the Association of Registered Childcare Providers Malaysia distributed over 7,500 copies of our fact sheets on Safety in the Home, Choosing a Childcare Centre and Stranger Safety. Partners of the campaign included UNICEF Malaysia and the Malaysian Ministry of Women, Family and Community Development. For information see the PPBM.
2014 – August – National Launch of Childcare Day, Kuala Lumpur
The Safety Educator had a stall at the national launch of Hari Taska (Childcare Day) 2014, at the National Child Development Centre. We provided information and resources to early childhood educators, parents and early childhood education students at the launch.
2013 to 2014 – Various articles in the Ibu Bonda Magazine
Before The Safety Educator was established Maree Haley wrote various safety and education articles for the Ibu Bonda magazine in Malaysia, see a selection of these below. The magazine cover and all photos are copyright of Ibu.