Injury and Violence Prevention

The American Public Health Association works with partners such as the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control (NCIPC) – to bring national attention to the burden of injury and violence and employs a public health approach for its prevention and control. APHA recognizes that policy strategies are paramount in addressing injury and violence prevention at a population-based level as well.

These activities are a part of the Center for Professional Development, Public Health Systems and Partnerships' portfolio, which brings together several programs that intersect to educate, inform and communicate with the public health workforce.

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What’s New?

APHA recognizes that policy strategies are paramount in addressing injury and violence prevention at a population-based level. We have developed "Injury and Violence Prevention: Policy Lessons from the Field" , which was written for public health practitioners working in the field of injury and violence prevention. It provides a concise overview of the role of policy in furthering injury and violence prevention goals.