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Everybody who participated in the Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion conference in Durban in April 2006 was automatically offered a one year membership for the International Society for Violence and Injury Prevention (ISVIP), the newly established organisation for strengthening injury prevention and safety promotion in the world.


With the patronage of the World Health Organization (WHO), ISVIP is dedicated to establishing global commitment to violence and injury prevention through advocacy and public policy action, and consequently by enhanced research, education and prevention efforts.

The goals of ISVIP are to:

  • facilitate information exchange, collaborative efforts and partnerships among practitioners, policy makers, advocates and researchers;

  • advocate at national and international level for increasing investment in injury and violence prevention and research;

  • organize scientific conferences and meetings, particularly the world conferences on injury prevention and safety promotion under the agreement established with the WHO and the groups of collaborating centers;

  • promote capacity development for …

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