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Region IX Injury Prevention Network

MISSION:

To promote injury prevention and control through the identification of injury prevention issues, and the development and implementation of cooperative strategies and activities within the states of Region IX (Arizona, California, Nevada, and Hawaii).

GOAL:

To reduce the number, severity, and cost of unintentional and intentional injuries in Region IX.

BACKGROUND:

The Region IX Injury Prevention Network was established in 1994 during the Eighth Annual California Childhood Injury Prevention Conference. Members joined together for purposes of networking, sharing information, enhancing availability and utilization of data, and promoting injury prevention and control initiatives within Region IX. The Network provides a structure for collaboration on injury prevention and control efforts.

MEMBERSHIP:

The Region IX Injury Prevention Network is a collaboration among a variety of agencies and organizations. Membership includes state representatives from Maternal and Child Health, Emergency Medical Services and Traffic Safety Offices. Also represented are federal agencies including the Maternal and Child Health Bureau, Health Resources and Services Administration Field Office - Region IX; National Highway Traffic Safety Administration - Region IX; Federal Highway Administration - Western Resource Center; university-based injury research and prevention centers; and other public and private agencies whose function includes injury prevention and control.


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Rev. 15-Nov-1999 09:40 PM