Violence and Injury Prevention and Disability (VIP)

Unintentional injuries policy documents

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General unintentional injuries policy documents

Regional policy documents

European Union

Priorities for child safety in the European Union (2001)

European Union

Priorities for child safety in the European Union (2004)

National policy documents


A searchable database has been compiled to facilitate monitoring and reporting of national policies for the prevention of violence and injuries within the European region.


Aboriginal safety promotion strategy (2003)


Health outcomes plan – injury prevention and control 2000–2004 (Queensland, 2000)


National policy for the reduction of morbidity and mortality caused by violence and unintentional injuries (2001)


Developing an integrated Canadian injury prevention strategy (2003)


Injury control strategy June 2003 (Alberta, 2003)


Strengthening Manitoba: Developing a provincial injury prevention strategy (Manitoba, 2000)


Injury prevention strategy: Report and recommendations (Nova Scotia, 2004)

United Kingdom

Injury prevention alliance strategy 2001–2006 (Avon, 2001)

United States of America

Activity report of CDC unintentional injury activities (2004)

Viet Nam

National policy for accident and injury prevention and fight 2002-2010 (2001)

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