Violence and Injury Prevention and Disability (VIP)


The Road Traffic Injury Research Network

The Road Traffic Injury Research Network is an initiative of the Global Forum for Health Research supported by the World Health Organization and the World Bank. It is a global partnership which promotes, conducts and utilizes research for the prevention of road traffic injuries in low- and middle-income countries.

The Injury Prevention Initiative For Africa

The Injury Prevention Initiative For Africa (IPIFA) is a 10-member organization that undertakes research, advocacy, and training programs in prevention and control nationally and internationally. It is a WHO supported nongovernmental organization and is a brain-child of the Injury Control Centre Uganda, a WHO Collaborating Centre. Currently IPIFA has members from Egypt, Ethiopia, Kenya, Mozambique, Nigeria, South Africa, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe and Tanzania is a candidate.

The Global Road Safety Steering Committee

The mission of the Global Road Steering Committee is to raise political will and encourage swift action to stop the epidemic of road traffic injuries. On this site there is a discussion forum for those interested in global road safety.

WHO Safe Community Initiative

The Safe Communities concept was born during the First World Conference on Injury Prevention and Control held in Stockholm, in 1989. During this meeting a Manifesto declaring that "All human beings have an equal right to health and safety" was adopted. The Department of Public Health, Division of Social Medicine at the University of Karolinska is the WHO Collaborating Centre for Safe Communities.

Contact us

Ms. Laura Sminkey
Communications Officer
Tel.: +41 22 791 45 47