Advances in preventing violence in communities across the world: More than ever, we know what to do
Learning Areas:Public health or related organizational policy, standards, or other guidelines
Describe at least two key characteristics of effective, sustainable efforts to prevent violence in U.S. cities. Explain how supporting large U.S. cities in preventing violence can promote safety across America. Discuss the relevance and appeal of using a public health approach for developing global solutions to violence and for promoting safety internationally.
Keyword(s): International, Violence Prevention
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am executive director a national non-profit organization that improves community conditions as a means to prevent illness, injury and violence before they occur. I helped define violence as a preventable public health issue, and I lead initiatives that promote safety, healthy eating, active living, mental health and health equity. Prevention Institute is a member of the World Health Organization's Violence Prevention Alliance, and I am a regular presenter at the biennial World Safety Conference.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.