Consultation Now Open – National Injury Prevention Strategy 2020-2030

In partnership with The George Institute for Global Health, the Australasian Injury Prevention Network are excited to announce that public consultation for Australia‚Äôs National Injury Prevention Strategy is now open. The findings from the public consultation process will be used to refine the National Injury Prevention Strategy. Consultation closes COB Friday 19 June 2020. Click…

AIPN supports call on government to enable safe walking and cycling during the COVID-19 pandemic and into the future

As doctors, nurses, public health and transport researchers, health promotion organisations and industry groups, we fully support individuals, communities, and governments in their rapid and effective action in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. We recognise the importance of social distancing, with particular need to protect the most vulnerable. During this time, however, all of our…

COVID-19 and Injury Prevention

While we grapple with the challenges that the COVID-19 pandemic is placing on our healthcare systems, our economies, and our way of life, we must not forget the critical importance of injury prevention. We are all very much aware of the burden of injury-related emergency department presentations and hospital admissions during non-pandemic times. For example,…