Two-day intensive course in injury prevention

This two-day intensive course is offered by the University of Sydney’s School of Public Health in conjunction with The George Institute for Global Health. The course combines a series of lectures with interactive small group work and a computerbased practical session. The course is conducted from 9am to 5pm each day and the lectures will cover:

  • Descriptive epidemiology of injury burden
  • Injury data, surveillance and analyses
  • Risk group identification: including young males, older persons, indigenous populations and children
  • Effective intervention strategies for reduction and control of injury
  • Challenges to implementation of injury reduction strategies in health and community settings
  • Advocacy in injury prevention

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