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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.



Book title

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


Jones Bartlett Learning

Publication Date



381 - 421


Global health, Injury, Violence