Violence and Injury Prevention

Fact sheets


Violence and alcohol

Facts sheets on interpersonal violence and alcohol: general policy briefing plus specific fact sheets on alcohol and child maltreatment; youth violence; intimate partner violence and elder abuse.

Violence and health

Facts sheets from the World report on violence and health (2002): child abuse, collective violence, elder abuse, intimate partner violence, self-directed violence, sexual violence and youth violence.

Violence and disasters

Violence is an important issue facing communities affected by natural disasters, though the full extent of the problem has not been thoroughly studied. This is a WHO fact sheet based on currently available data on violence and disasters.

Road traffic injuries

Road traffic injury prevention

Fact sheets from the World report on road traffic injury prevention (2004): main messages, alcohol, helmets, safety restraints, speed, visibility and recommendations.

Other injury topics

Facts about injuries: burns (2004)

Facts about injuries: drowning (2003)

Injury facts (2001)

Disability & rehabilitation

Disasters, disability & rehabilitation

Contact us

Ms. Laura Sminkey
Communications Officer
Tel.: +41 22 791 45 47
Mob.: +41 79 249 35 20