National Center for Injury Prevention and Control


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National Center for Injury Prevention and Control

 (NCIPC)
an organizational component of the centers for disease control and prevention, charged with preventing death and disability from nonoccupational injuries, including those that are unintentional and those that result from violence.
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Atlanta: CDC, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control; 2003.
[3] Motor Vehicle Team, Division of Unintentional Injury Prevention, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America.
Symbolically, however, it was important: $2.6 million was the amount the CDC's National Center for Injury Prevention and Control had spent in 1995 on studies of firearm injuries.
* urged federal policymakers in April to provide an additional $10 million to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Center for Injury Prevention and Control to create a network on the medical aspects of child abuse and neglect;
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Center for Injury Prevention and Control and National Center for Environmental Health, was unique in that it focused solely on the effect of housing on children's health and the translation of research findings into practical activities in home construction, rehabilitation, and maintenance.
Lee Annest, PhD, director of the Office of Statistics and Programming at the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, told The Nation's Health.
National Center for Injury Prevention and Control. Injuries among Children and Adolescents.
Schieber, MD, MPH National Center for Injury Prevention and Control Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Atlanta, GA Ellen R.
Atlanta: US Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, CDC, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, 1993.
"We don't know if this is a short-lived increase or if it's the beginning of a trend," said Ileana Arias, PhD, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Center for Injury Prevention and Control. "Either way, it's a harsh reminder that suicide and suicide attempts are affecting too many youth and young adults.
Rosenberg, executive director of the U.S.-based nonprofit Task Force for Child Survival and Development and former director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) National Center for Injury Prevention and Control. "You have three thousand people a day dying in car crashes," he explains.
Friends Don't Let Friends Drive Drunk." Additional information about National Drunk and Drugged Driving Prevention Month is available from Tarry Hess, Office of Alcohol and State Programs (NTS-22), National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 400 7th Street, SW, Washington, DC 20590; telephone (202) 366-6976 or from Carrie Hartshore, Office of the Director, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, CDC, 4770 Buford Highway, NE, Atlanta, GA 30341; telephone (404) 488-4690.
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