Category: Global Injury

The World Health Organization (WHO) Executive Board has adopted decision EB152/CONF./2 “Accelerating Action on Global Drowning Prevention” which recommends to the Seventy-Sixth World Health Assembly the adoption of a resolution to address the global drowning…

Written by Eleanor Licata for UW Medicine. Imagine your kid on the soccer field. They jump to head the ball, collide with another player, and end up with a concussion. They don’t need surgery or…

Every two seconds someone needs blood—and winter months make it extremely difficult to collect and maintain sufficient supplies for patients requiring treatment. Over the past 50 years, January has been celebrated as National Blood Donor Month…

HIPRC Core Faculty, Judith Hagedorn, MD, MHS, has been named as the inaugural recipient of the Portia Prettie Endowed Faculty Fellowship for Urology Innovation. During her time as a Portia Prettie Anderson Endowed Fellow, Dr….

Originally posted to U.S. Department of State January is Human Trafficking Prevention Month. This year, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ theme is Partner to Prevent, an opportunity to highlight the importance of…

Source: The Washington Traffic Safety Commission (WTSC)  We All Play a Role in Getting Everyone Home for the Holidays Traffic patrols remind Washingtonians to drive sober this holiday season OLYMPIA — Each year, the holidays…

The HIPRC Outreach Core held its first Stop the Bleed (STB) training session with Casa Latina, November 18, 2022. Members of HIPRC’s Outreach Core alongside Seattle Police Department held a cultural adaptation training session with…

The annual observance of the International Day of Disabled Persons was proclaimed in 1992, by the United Nations General Assembly resolution 47/3. The observance of the Day aims to promote an understanding of disability issues…

Download a PDF of the SAMHSA Guidelines Additional technical guidance can also be reviewed in a companion report produced by The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) in conjunction with the National Association…

According to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), disability impacts our communities, our health, and our access. Nearly 61 million adults (26% of our nation’s population) navigate life with a disability. In the month of October,…

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