Archive: August 21, 2008

WHO and UNICEF launch the World report on child injury prevention

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Today WHO and UNICEF release the first World report on child injury prevention. The report, developed with the support of nearly 200 injury prevention experts from around the world, is intended to draw attention to child unintentional injuries, a significant but long neglected public health and development concern. Injuries – from road traffic crashes, drowning, falls, burns, poisoning and other causes – kill around 830 000 children every year. They…

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