Archive: August 24, 2015

Just released: two new reports on injury prevention in BC

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A new economic report shows that injuries cost British Columbia $3.7 billion in one year. The Economic Burden of Injury in British Columbia, published today by the BC Injury Research and Prevention Unit (BCIRPU), shows where injury prevention efforts could have the greatest return on investment for all age groups. The dollars include health care system costs, such as hospitalization and patient care expenses, as well as indirect costs of…

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