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Keeping children safe on escalators

The recent case of a two-year-old child whose fingers were stuck in an escalator comb plate at a shopping mall highlights an ongoing problem...

How safe are our swimming pools and theme parks?

The Perak Clinical Research Centre of the Ministry of Health (MOH) has conducted extensive research on drowning in children over many years. About 500...

Keeping our children safe in cars correctly

We recognise the continued increase in children dying due to thermal injury by being accidentally left in cars. Twenty minutes in full sun in...

Empowering kids against sexual abuse

Last month, my family attended the Power2Kids (P2K) workshop to educate children on personal safety and empowerment against sexual abuse. Parents were encouraged to...

Child minders: Keeping our children safe

The issue of keeping children safe in the hands of child minders is something we have been discussing for some time now. There are...

Closing the gap in services for children with disabilities

This is an open letter to the ministers and ministries of Education, Health, and Women, Family and Community Development (specifically the Social Welfare Department)...