The WHO Global report on drowning: preventing a leading killer, published in 2014, highlights that 372,000 people drown worldwide each year. Drowning is among the ten leading causes of death for children and young people in every region of the world.
Life here in Thailand means easy access to swimming pools, beaches and open water.
We all need to be aware of the dangers and know how to deal with emergency situations in and around the water.
This is especially important for those with young children.
FIRST AID SOLUTIONS offer Care of Children courses which cover water safety.