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Injury Prevention Webinar Sessions Videos

Tune in to the #InjuryPrevention Sessions to be part of an action-focused conversation about how we learn from local solutions to address the global problem of injury. From practitioners to researchers to students, this informal forum brings together like-minded individuals to explore innovative injury prevention research methodologies and opportunities to work together to save lives globally.

This webinar series is co-hosted by UNSW School of Population Health and the WHO Collaborating Centre on Injury Prevention and Trauma Care at The George Institute for Global Health.

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A Step to Preventing Child Injuries in Road Traffic Crashes through the use of Child Restraint Systems

Presenters discussed strategies and specific interventions that have been enacted to encourage the use of child restraint systems. It outlined the injury prevention impact of the systems and how the global road safety targets can provide impetus for change. It included a case study from the Philippines, where a combination of interventions led to the passage of a new mandatory child restraint law, and outlined a new technical guide developed by the Global Road Safety Partnership, which provides practical advice and steps to assist the introduction of child restraint systems into a country. See more

24 February 2022 


GRSP Botnar Child Road Safety Challenge and the Decade of Action

The session opened with an introduction from Dr Nhan Tran, Unit Head of Safety and Mobility at the World Health Organization to the new Decade of Action for Road Safety (2021-2030) global plan. Three grantees of the Global Road Safety Partnership and Fondation Botnar funded Botnar Child Road Safety Challenge then addressed various aspects of the plan. See more

26 November 2021 



Developing better care for older hip fracture patients in China

Hip fracture is a major emerging public health issue in China due to changing demographics and an ageing population. There are well-established clinical guidelines and pathways used effectively in high income settings but uptake of these is low in China. See more

28 October 2021 



Building the evidence for injury prevention in Nepal

In recent years Nepal has experienced extensive changes politically, socially and economically. Rapid urbanisation and motorisation have seen an extensive road building programme and increases in vehicle ownership without road safety infrastructure, coordination and leadership. See more

7 October 2021 



Preventing unintentional injuries to children under 5 years in low-income settings

Globally, nearly 650,000 children lose their lives to injuries every year. Injuries that occur in the home to children under the age of 5 years (burns, falls, drowning, poisoning) can be prevented through the provision of appropriate safety equipment e.g. barriers, childproof containers, smoke alarms, etc coupled with parental education. See more

27 August 2021 



Drowning prevention in LMICs: methodology, policy and implementation science

Drowning provides a complex challenge to public health, being a major contributor to child mortality globally. Through examples of her own research, presenter Medhavi Gupta highlights these challenges, the strides we have made in drowning prevention, and the steps the global drowning prevention community needs to take to end drowning in children. See more

2 August 2021