Injury Prevention Centre

The Injury Prevention Centre is part of the School of Public Health at the University of Alberta.

Knowledge. Leadership. Action.

Our Vision: Albertans work and play hard, free from life-limiting injuries.

Our Mission: The Injury Prevention Centre will lead the reduction of catastrophic injuries and deaths in Alberta. We will be a catalyst for action by supporting communities and decision-makers with knowledge and tools. We will raise the profile of preventing injuries as an important component of life-long health and wellness.

Our Priorities:

  • Reduce the incidence and severity of unintentional poisoning among children ages 0-9 years old.
  • Reduce the incidence and severity of falls among older adults (65+ years of age).
  • Promote agricultural safety to reduce the rate of deaths and serious injury in the farming population.
  • Address emerging injury issues with consideration of the unique Alberta context.

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