Category: Global Injury

Its Origin AA & NHPI Heritage Month originated with Congress in the late 1970s. Since its origin, it has honored many different populations, countries and islands that it collectively represents. In June 1978, Representative Frank…

The Gathering of Nations Pow Wow is an annual festival hosted in Albuquerque, New Mexico where people come together to celebrate Native culture, and to honor and respect ALL Native people. This year’s festival will be…

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA) has published the following ALERT for providers and grantees to be aware of the harmful risks of XYLAZINE.  **PLEASE READ AND SHARE THIS ALERT** __________ Dear…

The HIPRC Outreach Core held its second WE Stop the Bleed (WE STB) training session with Casa Latina on March 20, 2022. Members of HIPRC’s Outreach Core, alongside Seattle Police Department, held a cultural adaptation…

The Harborview Injury & Violence Prevention Center (HIPRC) has established the Anna Pell Endowment. Through the generous gift of two wonderful donors, HIPRC will be able to use this endowment to support our training program…

History of Gender Equality Month The Women’s Rights Movement began on July 13, 1848, when Elizabeth Cady Stanton invited some of her friends for tea, and their talk turned toward the despondent situation of women and…

Originally published by UW Medicine Harborview Medical Center on 3/1/2023. Origins of Women’s History Month Since 1987, the U.S. has recognized the month of March as Women’s History Month. Evolving from an earlier “Women’s History Week,”…

American Trauma Society (ATS) presents A Public Health Approach to Firearm Injury Prevention webinar on February 21, 2023 at 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM (ET). As firearm injuries continue to INCREASE throughout our nation, the…

The LIFESAVERS Conference is historically the world’s largest gathering of leaders and advocates in traffic safety. In 2021, an estimated 36,096 people died in motor vehicle crashes in the United States. LIFESAVERS Conference is recognized…

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…

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