Swansea Injury Forum

When: September 17-20, 2010
Where: Swansea University, Swansea, United Kingdom

Attended by: see complete report for list of attendees
Summary: The Swansea Injury Forum was a joint meeting of the International Collaborative Effort (ICE) on Injury Statistics, Global Burden of Disease Injury Expert Group (GBD-IEG), and the ICD11 Injury and External Causes Topic Advisory Group. The meetings included:
The links from this page describe the outcome of these meetings as they relate with work in Africa, the broader GBD Injury efforts, the ICD11 development, and the ICE on Injury Statistics agenda. For more details on the proceedings of the aspects of the meeting that related with the Injury ICE, please contact Lois Fingerhut (lafingerhut@gmail.com) and for ICD-11, please contact James Harrison (james.harrison@flinders.edu.au).

Meeting Notes

Please click here for a full report of the Swansea Injury Forum meetings.

Funding

The meeting was made possible by core support from the World Health Organization and help from a number of Welsh organisations, including: the St David’s Medical Foundation, the School of Medicine, Swansea University, Public Health Wales NHS Trust, Children in Wales and the Thematic Research network for emergency UnScheduled and Trauma Care (TRUST). Support from the Violence and Injury Prevention program of the World Health Organization and the World Bank Global Road Safety Facility enabled the participation of twenty researchers and officials from low and middle income countries (LMICs), while CDC's National Center for Health Statistics sponsors the scientific coordination of the International Collaborative Effort on Injury Statistics.
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Oct 14, 2011, 7:50 PM