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To develop instructional video on survival swimming and water safety skills for child drowning prevention in Viet Nam

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Title: To develop instructional video on survival swimming and water safety skills for child drowning prevention in Viet Nam


Every year, drowning kills more than 2 000 children in Viet Nam, making it the leading cause of injury-related deaths for children in the country. According to the National injury survey in 2010, most children drowned near their living places due to lack of swimming ability or supervision by adults.

Lack of survival swimming and water safety skills is one major risk factor for drowning in children, especially among those living in poorer communities.

With support from national and international experts, survival swimming and water safety guides have been developed for training in provinces. In order to support the training programmes, it is necessary to produce instructional videos to aid the learning process in project provinces. These educational videos will also be used by MOLISA for distribution to other provinces in Viet Nam.

Given the importance of the training of these essential skills for children to prevent drowning, it is then proposed to recruit a qualified agency for this purpose.

Objectives of the consultancy activity

The contractual partner will be tasked to develop instructional video on survival swimming and water safety skills for child drowning prevention in Viet Nam.


  • Start date: 15 June 2019
  • End date: 30 August 2019


a. Qualifications required:

  • N/A.

b. Experience required:

  • At least 5 years of relevant experiences
  • Experience in development of instructional videos with high quality.
  • Previous experiences with UN/WHO would be an asset.

c. Skills / Technical skills and knowledge:

  • N/A;

d. Language requirements:

  • English (Adequate for communication).

e. Competencies:

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

Place of assignment

Hanoi and selected provinces in Viet Nam as required during filming, Viet Nam.


Address for application:

  • Administrative Officer, World Health Organization, 304 Kim Ma, Hanoi, Viet Nam
  • Or by email at: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Deadline for submission: 30 May 2019




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