• PLS Year Ender Report 2015

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  • World Conference on Drowning Prevention 2015 (Part 1)

    World Conference on Drowning Prevention 2015 (part 1) The just concluded World Conference on Drowning Prevention 2015 was a success, it was attended by more than 500 delegates from 62 countries. The delegates were welcome by Malaysian Government dignitaries to include their Department of Health officials. The opening celebration was honoured by his excellency Tun […]

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  • PDPC Tourist Drowning Report 2012

    Objective: To determine the state of tourists drowning in order to propose interventions for the Department of Tourism, Local Government Units and Tourism Operators in the Philippines. Subject: A drowning surveillance based on 2012 Media Releases was conducted. Initially tracked down were 265 Fatal Drowning incidents affecting both foreign and domestic tourists. Results: On circumstance […]

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  • Philippine Life Saving (PLS) Advocacies geared full throttle in Ilo-Ilo Province

    PHILIPPINE LIFE SAVING (PLS) ADVOCACIES GEARED FULL THROTTLE IN ILOILO PROVINCE MIAG-AO, ILOILO – Since officially becoming a Lifesaving District, as announced by Philippine Life Saving (PLS) President, Arne S. Navarra, on 15 October 2012 during its first-ever Special Swim and Survive Training Course, PLS has implemented various advocacies on its area of responsibility. These […]

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  • ILS Expresses condolences to communities impacted by flooding in Mindanao

    ILS Expresses Condolences to Communities Impacted by Flooding in Mindanao Mon, 12/19/2011 – 23:17 — Justin Scarr The International Life Saving Federation (ILS) President Dr Steve Beerman sends his sincerest condolences to the people of Mindanao, the members of the Philippine Life Saving Society and all communities who have been impacted by the flash flooding […]

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  • Press Release 5 : Philippine Life Saving raised the first Red / Yellow Flags

    23 October 2011, Botolan, Zambales, Philippines October 23, 2011 marked the Official Launching of the Red & Yellow Flags in Zambales Philippines.  Provincial Board Member Atty. Wilfredo D. Pangan Jr.  honored the 1st Surf Life Saving, Aquatic Search and Rescue Instructors Training Course as  Guest Speaker during Opening Ceremony and Officially raised the flags together […]

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  • Press Release 4: Life Saving Sports

    The Philippine Drowning Prevention Congress held last August 13-14 at DLSZ Alabang, Muntinlupa City served as an avenue for the launch of Life Saving Sports in the Philippines. Of all the sports we may have known,  Life Saving Sports can be considered as the most exclusive because it does not just entail lifesaving skills but […]

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  • Press Release 3: Philippine Drowning Prevention Congress

    An Honor of Appreciation Awarded To Filipino National Artist A passion for art. An upholder of a good cause. Jose Fernandez Datuin, known simply as Joe Datuin, has elevated his artistry in the field of painting and sculpting. Showing his potential and interest in art at a very young age, he pursued his love for […]

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  • Press Release 2: Philippine Drowning Prevention Congress

      The very first Philippine Drowning Prevention Congress was  held last Aug. 13-14 at De La Salle Santiago – Zobel School, Ayala Alabang, Muntinlupa City. The event also marked the recognition ceremony for the recipients of Outstanding Lifesavers Awards. PDPC Convenor and PLS President Arne Navarra, together with ILS President in Asia Pacific Robert Bradley […]

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  • Press Release 1: Philippine Drowning Prevention Congress

    2011 Philippine Drowning Preventiion Congress   Through the joint efforts of Philippine Drowning Prevention Council (PDPC), Philippine Life Saving Society (PLS) and Philippine Sports Commission (PSC), the very first drowning prevention congress in the Philippines was held last Aug. 13-14 at De La Salle Santiago – Zobel School, Ayala Alabang, Muntinlupa City. The two-day event was […]

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