Horana workshop aims at “A Secure Childhood” (Watch video)

Horana workshop aims at “A Secure Childhood” (Watch video)

Written by Staff Writer

17 Feb, 2015 | 4:44 pm

A workshop was held at the Horana Base Hospital on Monday, to educate public officials on preventing the deaths of children by drowning.

The workshop was held under the auspices of the Western Province, Health Minister, Ranjith Somawansa.

The event was held under the theme A secure childhood.


Over the recent past, News 1st reported on several incidents of children dying as a result of adult negligence.

Let’s take a look back at these tragedies.


Most recent incident…

on Tuesday a six year old drowns after falling into a well in Vaddukodai, Jaffna.

News 1st has received reports of five child drownings in the first 16 days of February alone.

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