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Violence Injuries: Incidence and Costs of Injury in WA

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Department of Health Theatrette

189 Royal St, East Perth

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Please join Know Injury for the latest in our series of seminars detailing components of the Department of Health’s report, Incidence and Costs of Injury in Western Australia 2012.

This briefing will provide an expert analysis of the impact of violence injuries in WA, including health sector costs, long-term care costs, loss of paid productivity and loss of quality of life. Keynote presentations will be delivered from the perspectives of research, policy and practice, with a focus on how the data can be understood and applied to inform policy and program development, and strategies available to prevent violence injuries. The briefing will also be available via video conference (video conference information will be sent in the confirmation email).

Speakers Dr Delia Hendrie Senior Lecturer, School of Public Health, Kedy Krystal, Womens Council for Family and Domestice Violence Services, and Mandy Wilson, National Drug Research Institute.

Know Injury is provided by Injury Matters and funded by the Western Australia Department of Health

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