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General Injury Prevention Links
Contact the Violence and Injury Prevention Section
Violence and Injury Prevention Section
4052 Bald Cypress Way
Tallahassee, FL 32399
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- American Red Cross
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Injury Fact Book The CDC Injury Fact Book offers a wealth of injury data and descriptions of CDC research and prevention programs for a full spectrum of injuries—from those related to acute injury care or alcohol use to those resulting from youth violence.
- Cochrane Collaboration The Cochrane Collaboration is an international network of more than 28,000 dedicated people from over 100 countries. We work together to help healthcare practitioners, policy-makers, patients, their advocates and carers, make well-informed decisions about health care, by preparing, updating, and promoting the accessibility of Cochrane Reviews—over 5,000 so far, published online in the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, part of The Cochrane Library. We also prepare the largest collection of records of randomized controlled trials in the world, called CENTRAL, published as part of The Cochrane Library.
- Emory Injury Prevention Research Center
- EPIC Medics EPIC Medics is an organization of Paramedics, Firefighters, EMTs and others dedicated to integrating EMS and Injury Prevention.
- Harborview Injury Prevention and Research Center
- Injury Prevention Web—San Diego State University The Injury Prevention Web hosts the Web sites of several agencies and organizations working to prevent injuries. This site contains a weekly literature update of recent journal articles and agency reports, injury data for every U.S. state, more than 1400 links to government and non-profit injury prevention sites worldwide, suggestions of books for your library, and the gateway for information about scheduled NIITS teleconference sessions.
- Johns Hopkins Center for Injury Research and Policy
- National Center for Injury Prevention and Control (CDC)
- National Safety Council (NSC) The National Safety Council is committed to helping its members and the public prevent unintentional injuries and deaths by providing knowledge and resources that enable them to reduce risks, engage employees, measure progress and continuously improve their safety management systems. With local Chapters and global networks, NSC is the leading advocate for safety and promotes June as National Safety Month.
- Ounce of Prevention Fund of Florida The Ounce of Prevention Fund of Florida is a private, nonprofit corporation dedicated to shaping prevention policy and investing in innovative prevention programs that provide measurable benefits to our state’s children, families and communities.
- Safe States Alliance The Safe States Alliance is a non-profit organization and professional association whose mission is to strengthen the practice of injury and violence prevention.
- Think First—National Injury Prevention Foundation ThinkFirst National Injury Prevention Foundation offers research-validated multi-level educational programs that have reached millions of young people nationally and internationally, has had major influences on public policy initiatives, and continues to expand to reach those most vulnerable to traumatic injuries. ThinkFirst provides health professionals with the training, tools, and support to assist chapters in spreading the prevention message in their communities, in turn, lowering the incidence, cost and devastation of traumatic injury.
- University of Alabama—Injury Prevention Research Center
- University of Miami—Lehman Injury Research Center
- University of North Carolina—Injury Prevention Research Center
- University of South Florida—College of Public Health
- Vincent Violence and Injury Control through Education, Networking and Training on the World Wide Web. Sponsored by the Injury Prevention Research Center at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
- World Health Organization (WHO) WHO is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system. It is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and standards, articulating evidence-based policy options, providing technical support to countries and monitoring and assessing health trends. In the 21st century, health is a shared responsibility, involving equitable access to essential care and collective defense against transnational threats.
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