Studying Firearm Regulation and Suicide in Quebec: Joinpoint Regression

The August 2010 issue of Injury Prevention is available now. The editor’s choice for this month is “Firearms regulation and declining rates of male suicide in Quebec,” by Mathieu Gange and colleagues from the Institut national de santé publique du Québec. As always, the editor’s choice is freely available online. In their analysis, the authors […]

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Brazil’s new child passenger protection law stricter but faulty

The News and Notes section of the August 2010 issue will have a comment on the new Brazilian child restraint law, which went into force last month, aiming at a stricter control over child motor vehicle occupant safety than most such legislation worldwide. It amends the already rigid 1998 Brazilian Traffic Code by not only […]

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Applying best practices in behavioural interventions to injury prevention

The Editor’s Choice in the April 2010 issue of IP is “A practical approach for applying best practices in behavioural interventions to injury prevention,” a special feature authored by Flaura Winston and Lela Jacobsohn, from the Center for Injury Research and Prevention in Philadelphia, USA. In this paper, the authors outline a practical approach for […]

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Arab Children’s Health Congress highlights Injury

According to the Emirate News Agency, the 4th Arab Children’s Health Congress – held last month in Dubai – focused on  “Prevention of Injuries Amongst Children.” In addition to representative from WHO and UNICEF, the conference included representatives from 11 countries in the Eastern Mediterranean region. The resolutions adopted at the conclusion of the event […]

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