The aim of this educational article is to provide a historical overview of a small charity called The Lifesaving Foundation. The Foundation is based in Ireland, has an international membership, and supports the development of lifesaving in countries in Africa and Asia. It aims to reduce the number of drowning deaths worldwide by supporting and conducting drowning prevention-related research, organizing a regular research conference to disseminate the latest drowning prevention and rescue research, publishing water safety and drowning prevention information and financially supporting water safety-related projects in low and middle income countries.
"The Lifesaving Foundation,"
International Journal of Aquatic Research and Education: Vol. 7
, Article 8.
Available at: http://scholarworks.bgsu.edu/ijare/vol7/iss4/8