Our Initiatives:

  • Identify current and emerging health and safety issues related to injury prevention.

  • Review provincial and national injury data and reports on injury prevention.

  • Establish provincial priorities for injury prevention programming.

  • Develop strategies to address priority injury prevention issues.

  • Identify and promote joint research and education related to injury prevention.

  • Identify and promote joint opportunities for inter-sectoral collaboration and coordination.

  • Implement and evaluate injury prevention initiatives.

  • Communicate to the public and responsible persons/groups injury prevention initiatives.

Our Progress:

  • There has been significant progress in building capacity to address injuries in the province. This progress includes:

  • Identifying organizations dedicated to addressing injuries.

  • Establishing and developing new initiatives across community and government levels.

  • Strategies in support of the umbrella injury prevention strategy (falls prevention, suicide prevention, surveillance, car seat safety, etc).

  • Improving advocacy, establishing an infrastructure and providing leadership.

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