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As in previous years, Child Injury Prevention Week (CHIP Week) in mid-August provided the Child Accident Prevention Foundation of Southern Africa (CAPFSA) with its annual opportunity to jockey for public attention, and to renew awareness of childhood injury. This short turn in the spotlight has become more and more of a challenge as the number of health related lobbies also demanding a piece of the action throughout the calendar year grows steadily, and the national Department of Health is always ready to oblige with a seven day slot—clearly oblivious to the fact that there are only 52 weeks in the year, and that the ability of the average citizen to absorb health propaganda has a certain saturation point. Last year we had to share the month of August with dental health …