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Drowning in the Delta:  Preventing Childhood Drowning in Bangladesh

Drowning is the leading cause of death among children 1-4 years in Bangladesh. The good news is that these deaths can be prevented.

Drowning is the leading cause of death among children 1-4 years in Bangladesh. The good news is that these deaths can be prevented. Bloomberg Philanthropies partnered with the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health to study the crisis, and found that community-based daycares are very effective at preventing drowning in children under five.

Watch the video to see this life-saving approach in action, and learn more about how we're expanding this work to Vietnam and Sub Saharan Africa.