Violence and Injury Prevention

Mexico to host the 9th World Conference on Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion


12 October 2005

Mexico was selected as host for the 9th World Conference on Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion during the 15th Annual Meeting of Heads of WHO Collaborating Centers for Injury and Violence Prevention, held in Geneva, Switzerland from 10-11 October 2005. The National Institute of Public Health was chosen out of a total of four bids received. The conference will take place in 2008. This conference will follow the 8th World Conference on Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion to be held from 2-5 April 2006 in Durban, South Africa with the theme "Data to Action".

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