AIPN Supports UN Global Road Safety Week #SaveKidsLives

Around 186 300 children under 18 years die from road traffic crashes annually, and rates of road traffic death among children are three times higher in low- and middle-income countries than in high-income countries. A newly published World Health Organization (WHO) document, Ten strategies for keeping children safe on the road, draws attention to the…

Injury the Leading Cause of Premature Death for Indigenous Australians

The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) has identified injury as a leading cause of premature death amongst Indigenous Australians, particularly amongst those aged 1-34 years of age. “The Australasian Injury Prevention Network (AIPN) acknowledges this report, which shows that there are clear differences between the health of Indigenous and non-Indigenous people in Australia,…