Policy, Partnerships and Planning

This theme encompasses papers that:

  • Detail the role of government in drowning prevention leadership, policy, and planning
  • Outline approaches to multisectoral leadership at global, national and community levels
  • Outline approaches and impacts of advocacy, public awareness & strategic communication initiatives
  • Describe evidence for the effectiveness of programs and/or campaigns for water safety/drowning prevention
  • Review the formulation, implementation and impacts of drowning prevention policy and legislation
  • Outline national, sub-national and community water safety plans
  • Outline national, sub-national and community partnerships in all areas of drowning prevention
  • Evaluate multi-sectoral approaches to drowning prevention