Cost-Effectiveness of an Injury and Drowning Prevention Program in Bangladesh

  title={Cost-Effectiveness of an Injury and Drowning Prevention Program in Bangladesh},
  author={Fazlur Rahman and Saideep Bose and Michael Linnan and Aminur Rahman and Saidur Rahman Mashreky and Benjamin Haaland and Eric Andrew Finkelstein},
  pages={e1621 - e1628}
OBJECTIVE: Interventions that mitigate drowning risk in developing countries are needed. This study presents the cost-effectiveness of a low-cost, scalable injury and drowning prevention program called Prevention of Child Injuries through Social-Intervention and Education (PRECISE) in Bangladesh. METHODS: Between 2006 and 2010, the 2 components of PRECISE (Anchal, which sequestered children in crèches [n = 18 596 participants], and SwimSafe, which taught children how to swim [n = 79421… 

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