Category: Health Equity

Dating violence is more common than you may think, especially among teens and young adults:  1 in 3 U.S. teens will experience physical, sexual, or emotional abuse from someone they’re in a relationship with before…

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…

The Health Occupation Students of America (HOSA) club from Rainier Beach and Franklin High School paid HIPRC a visit January 26 for the “Outreach Learning Series: Engaging High School Students in Injury & Violence Prevention Careers”…

Join HIPRC in celebrating Black American History by learning and reflecting on the achievements, influences and legacies of our fellow Black Americans. Each year, communities across our nation rise together in celebrating Black American History with…

The University of Washington Harborview Injury Prevention & Research Center Rivara Endowment Injury Research Award program is designed to provide resources to graduate students and post-doctoral trainee investigators looking to conduct an injury-related project. A…

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…

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…

Firearm safety may be an important suicide prevention strategy for individuals with a terminal illness. New research led by the UW Harborview Injury Prevention & Research Center’s Firearm Injury and Policy Research Program found that…

Firearm injuries are a leading cause of death among children and teens. However, there are many ways that these injuries and deaths can be prevented using evidence-based practices and policies. Presented by the University of…

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