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Chapter 9 of this Global Health textbook, edition 4, covers the epidemiology, the economic and social consequences, the risk factors and interventions to prevention both unintentional injuries (road traffic injuries, falls, drowning, burns, poisoning) and intentional injuries (interpersonal and collective violence). It concludes by discussion obstacles and opportunities to advance the injury prevention agenda.

Type

Chapter

Book title

Global Health: Diseases, Programs, Systems, and Policies, 4th edition

Publisher

Jones Bartlett Learning

Publication Date

06/09/2018

Pages

381 - 421

Keywords

Global health, Injury, Violence