South African vehicles show safety improvements, but children still at risk

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Global NCAP and the Automobile Association (AA) South Africa have launched the third round of #SaferCarsForAfrica crash test results, supported by the FIA Foundation and Bloomberg Philanthropies. The models tested by Global NCAP are the Toyota Avanza, Honda Amaze and Suzuki Ignis. The Avanza is a very popular model in South Africa for public transport and fleet use. Global NCAP chose the entry-level version of each model and each was fitted with at least two airbags as standard.

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Child Health Initiative joins a new partnership for Adolescent Health at World Health Assembly

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The Child Health Initiative as joined as new partnership of major international agencies working on child and adolescent health, to call on governments to recognise adolescent health as a key component of universal healthcare at the World Health Assembly in Geneva.

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News from May 2019