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Preventing Injury to Children - Can we do better?

Preventing Injury to Children - Can we do better?

Unintentional injury is the leading cause of death for children aged 1 year and over and preventing such injury requires a co-ordinated approach from multiple agencies and stakeholders. A conference - Preventing Injury to Children - Can we do better? - was held on the 13th of January 2014 aiming to:

  • Explore the current position of unintentional injuries and injury prevention in an Irish and international context
  • Discuss current research, policy and practice initiatives
  • Provide networking opportunities for policy makers, researchers and practitioners

 

Programme

 

Welcome

Dr Sean Denyer

 

Healthy Ireland

Kate O' Flaherty

 

European Policy Direction for Child Injury Prevention in Ireland

Joanne Vincenten & Morag MacKay

 

How can we improve child injury outcomes?

Prof Ronan Lyons

 

Good practice in Policy: BBAPNI

Errol Taylor

 

Can we reduce the human cost of injury in Ireland?

Prof Alf Nicholson

 

Biographies of speakers

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