Global injury and violence

Murray, Sally
February 2006
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;2/28/2006, Vol. 174 Issue 5, p620
Academic Journal
The article discusses a report from the World Health Organization on child and adolescent injury prevention. In 2005, the most common causes of childhood injuries are road-related collisions, drownings, burns and falls. There is a need to address individual and broader environmental factors that lead to injuries to prevent traffic-related injuries.


Related Articles

  • Publication of World Report on Child Injury Prevention.  // MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;12/12/2008, Vol. 57 Issue 49, p1332 

    This article summarizes the "World Report on Child Injury Prevention" released by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) in December 2008. The report covers the major mechanisms of child injuries: road traffic injuries, drowning, burns, falls and...

  • Injury prevention in children.  // American Family Physician;12/1/1994, Vol. 50 Issue 8, p1828 

    Reports on the American Academy of Pediatrics' release of a statement on office-based counseling for injury prevention in children. Need for anticipatory guidance in injury prevention; Counseling by physicians; Injury as the leading cause of mortality and morbidity in children and adolescents.

  • Unintentional injuries among children in resource poor settings: where do the fingers point? Bhuvaneswari Balan // Archives of Disease in Childhood;Jan2012, Vol. 97 Issue 1, p35 

    Every year, over 875 000 children between 0 and 18 years of age die as a result of unintentional injuries (UIs), with a higher proportion occurring in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs): the WHO 2008 World Report on Child Injury Prevention shows a child UI death rate 3.4 times greater in...

  • Celebrating 15 years of global networking with the International Society of Child & Adolescent Injury Prevention. Brussoni, Mariana // Injury Prevention (1353-8047);Apr2008, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p141 

    The article discusses the International Society of Child & Adolescent Injury Prevention (ISCAIP), which is celebrating its 15th year anniversary. Originally formed in 1993 to publish a journal, the global organization has become a forum to communicate among practitioners and researchers in the...

  • (INJURIES) American Psychological Foundation.  // Children & Youth Funding Report;9/4/2009, p30 

    The article offers information on the grant awards being offered by the American Psychological Foundation, the giving arm of the American Psychological Association (APA). The foundation offers the Lizette Peterson Homer Injury Prevention Grant Award in support of the research into psychological...

  • PREVENTION OF TRAUMATIC DAMAGE TO TEETH, SOFT TISSUES, JAW IN CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS. Davydova, N. V.; Suyetenkov, D. Ye.; Oleynikova, N. M. // Saratov Journal of Medical Scientific Research / Saratovskii Nau;Feb2011 Supplement 1, Vol. 7, p199 

    We describe the statistics and types of injuries maxillofacial regionin children and adolescents. Recommended preventive measures for different types of injuries depending on the age of the patients. Recommendations on the use of protective devices.

  • World Report on Child Injury Prevention: An Ignored Component of Child Survival! VASHISHTHA, VIPIN M. // Indian Pediatrics;Feb2009, Vol. 46 Issue 2, p152 

    The article focuses on a report published by the World Health Organization (WHO) concerning child injury prevention. It notes that the report is designed to boost awareness on child injuries and the prevention of such injuries as well as offer recommendations that countries may adopt. The top...

  • Child and adolescent injuries: a new agenda for child health. Hyder, A. A.; Puvanachandra, P.; Tran, N. H. // Injury Prevention (1353-8047);Feb2008, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p67 

    The article discusses some strategies for the prevention of childhood and adolescent injuries. It is stated that injuries are major cause of death and disability worldwide and they account for more than five million deaths in every year. Such interventions that are proven to be effective include...

  • AMERICAN PSYCHOLOGICAL FOUNDATION (10/01/14).  // Nonprofit World Funding Alert;Mar2014, Vol. 20 Issue 3, p8 

    The article offers information on the Lizette Peterson-Homer Injury Prevention award being offered by the American Psychological Foundation to support research on the behavioral and psychological aspects of injury prevention in children and adolescents. Discussion and highlights are given on the...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics