Lifestages and Population

This theme encompasses research, policy and programs addressing life course and population-based approaches to drowning prevention, including papers that:

  • Address drowning prevention by or in partnership with First Nation groups and populations including those focused on health, social and economic co-benefits.
  • Address migrant and refugee populations including drowning risk during transit and at settlement, including positive approaches to build community capacity, employment, and love of water.
  • Address key life stages including children, adolescents, men, and the elderly including innovative approaches and interventions.
  • Address disparities in drowning risk or burden among racial, ethnic and/or cultural populations within a nation, region, or community, including interventions focused on equity, justice or historically excluded populations.
  • Address drowning prevention prioritising people living, working and recreating with a disability.