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Injury Prevention SIG

The Injury Prevention SIG brings together researchers, practitioners and policy makers.  Injury prevention is a significant issue in Australia each year injuries account for almost half of all deaths of people between the ages of 1 - 44 years, result in an estimated 8,000 deaths, 317,000 hospital admissions and costs the health system an estimated $2.6 billion annually. 

njuries are preventable through: access to good information about the circumstance of the injury; provision of evidence based programs; targeting those who have responsibility for safety; and effective policy.

Committee Details

Co Convenors:
Assoc. Professor Richard Franklin
Lyndal Bugeja

Previous meetings & events

27 May 2014: Global Health Asylum Seeker Symposium: Declaration on Public Health, Human Rights and Asylum Seekers &  link to audio visual recording

08 April 2014 - Response to ANPHA draft report

Injury Prevention SIG Workshop - Brisbane - 7 March 2014
Planning the Future of Injury Prevention in Australia: Workshop Agenda - click here
IPSIG Agenda.doc Tues 12 June 2012
Minutes 12 June PHAA IP SIG.docx Tues 12 June 2012
Minutes 17 April Injury SIG RF.docx 17 April 2012
PHAA IP SIG AGM Mins.doc 6 December 2011
Notice of IP SIG AGM 23 Oct 2013 Notice of Agenda 23 October 2012
IPSIG Minutes Tuesday 9 April 2012
P SIG Report 2011_12 Annual SIG report 2011-2012
IPSIG MINS Minutes 14 August 2012

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