Violence and Injury Prevention

Join the WHO-hosted business meetings at Safety 2012

Tuesday, 2 October 2012

Violence prevention: global status report and plan of action
Objectives:

  • To update on development of the Global status report on violence prevention and explore how stakeholders can be involved in its development, its launch in 2014 and in follow up activities
  • To describe the Violence Prevention Alliance’s Global Plan of Action 2012-2020, including its current implementation status, and explore opportunities to further support its uptake

Date and time: Tuesday, 12:40 – 13:30
Venue: Amora Suite 3
Contact: Dr Alexander Butchart (butcharta@who.int)

Decade of Action for Road Safety 2011-2020: progress and next steps
Objectives:

  • To update on progress in the Decade of Action for Road Safety 2011-2020 at global and national levels
  • To discuss concrete ways that participants can support national and local road safety efforts
  • To discuss ideas about activities and events for the Second UN Global Road Safety Week scheduled for May 2013

Date and time: Tuesday, 12:30 – 13:30
Venue: Lion Harbour View Room 1
Contact: Dr Etienne Krug (kruge@who.int)

Road safety in the WHO Western Pacific Region
Objectives:

  • To discuss ongoing road safety programmes in the region and identify opportunities for expansion
  • To explore mechanisms for collaboration to initiate new regional programmes and activities

Date and time: Tuesday, 17:40 – 18:30
Venue: Amora Suite 3
Contact: Dr Krishnan Rajam (rajamk@who.int)

Wednesday, 3 October 2012

Way forward for injury prevention in the WHO Western Pacific Region
Objectives:

  • To update on the recently adopted resolution of the WHO Regional Committee for the Western Pacific on violence and injury prevention
  • To explore how participants can contribute to its implementation

Date and time: Wednesday, 12:40 – 13:30
Venue: Amora Suites 1 and 2
Contact: Dr Krishnan Rajam (rajamk@who.int)

Drowning prevention in the Western Pacific Region
Objectives:

  • To share experience with ongoing interventions in the region
  • To identify opportunities to collaborate to expand existing programmes or initiate new interventions

Date and time: Wednesday, 17:30 – 18:30
Venue: Lion Harbour View Room 1
Contact: Dr Krishnan Rajam (rajamk@who.int)

Trauma care checklist: saving the lives of injured patients in emergency rooms
Objectives:

  • To describe the WHO trauma checklist project
  • To consider its preliminary evaluation and impact on the care of the injured
  • To brainstorm on ways for wider dissemination of the trauma care checklist project

Date and time: Wednesday, 17:40 – 18:30
Venue: Amora Suite 3
Contact: Dr Manjul Joshipura (joshipuram@who.int)

Thursday, 4 October 2012

Trauma registries: improving the quality of care for the injured
Objectives:

  • To update on international initiatives in promoting trauma registries globally
  • To describe the role of the working group on trauma registry of the WHO Global Alliance for the Care of the Injured
  • To explore opportunities in supporting creation and use of trauma registries nationally and locally

Date and time: Thursday, 12:30 – 13:30
Venue: Lion Harbour View Room 1
Contact: Dr Manjul Joshipura (joshipuram@who.int)

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