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Injury Prevention  is an international peer reviewed journal, offers the best in science, policy, and public health practice to reduce the burden of injury in all age groups around the world. The journal publishes original research, opinion, debate and special features on the prevention of unintentional, occupational and intentional (violence-related) injuries. It is the official journal of the Society for Advancement of Violence and Injury Research (SAVIR).

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School shootings less likely in states with background checks on gun purchases

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Injury surveillance supplement

The digital age has resulted in an explosion of novel data related to injury, but can this be harnessed and integrated to support the needs of contemporary injury prevention practice? This supplement, guest edited by Roderick McClure and Karin Mack from the CDC, explores the critical role that new surveillance systems can play across a wide range of injury challenges, with a particular focus on the use of technological tools to improve public health and wellbeing. 

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Editor vacancy

BMJ is recruiting a new Editor-in-Chief for Injury Prevention to take up the position from 2018 onwards. The application deadline is 28th February 2017.

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Injury Prevention is the official journal of SAVIR. Read the latest news from SAVIR in each issue of the journal.

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