Injury and Violence Prevention

American Academy of Wound Management
The American Academy of Wound Management is a national multi-disciplinary certifying board for health care professionals involved in wound care. AAWM was founded in 1995 to bring together clinicians and researchers interested in advancing the quality of care offered to wound care patients.

American Trauma Society

American Trauma Society is a nationwide, non-profit, voluntary organization dedicated to the prevention of trauma and improvement of trauma care. This site offers information on programs, continuing education opportunities and useful links.

Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence

The Brady Center for Gun Violence has worked with law enforcement officials for the past 25 years to prevent gun violence in the U.S.

First Response Coalition

Injury Control Resource Information Network (ICRIN)
Injury Control Resource Information Network (ICRIN), Allegheny University of the Health Sciences, offers a broad array of injury data and statistics, publications, conference announcements, and other resources.

Million Mom March

A group of 800,000+ mothers and others who rally in support of common sense gun laws.

National Center for Injury Prevention and Control

National Consortium on Violence Research (NCOVR)

NCOVR is a National Science Foundation-funded research and education center whose primary mission is to pursue an integrated program of scientific research into the factors contributing to serious interpersonal violence.

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

Focuses on transportation safety issues, such as air bags and child safety systems.

PAX is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to the vision of a society free of gun violence. PAX's mission is to create a powerful national movement which brings all Americans together in support of common sense social and political solutions to the gun violence epidemic. 

Safe Kids Worldwide
Safe Kids Worldwide promotes changes in attitudes, behaviors, laws and the environment to prevent accidental injury to children.

State and Territorial Injury Prevention Directors Association
STIPDA engages in activities to increase awareness of injury, including violence, as a public health problem; provide injury and violence prevention and control education, training, and professional development for those within the injury and violence prevention field; enhance the capacity of public health agencies to conduct injury and violence prevention programs; and support public health policies designed to advance injury and violence prevention.

The U.S. Campaign to Ban Landmines (USCBL)
The U.S. Campaign to Ban Landmines (USCBL) is a coalition of more than 400 U.S.-based organizations dedicated to a total ban on antipersonnel landmines.

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