Roles for the Health Sector in Preventing Violence

Because of their training, experience, and place in the community, the health sector has the ability to intervene to stop violence in a way that no other sector can. Here we present some resources to help those in the health sector to play the roles that are needed.

The health sector is needed to interrupt violence, prevent violence, and treat exposure to violence. The health sector has the training, experience, and place in the community that enables it to intervene to stop violence in a way that no other sector can.

Learn about violence as a health issue:

Roles for health professional in diagnosing, treating, and preventing violence:

Cure Violence can help in advising and training health professionals to play these crucially important roles and provide guidance in implementing these steps. Please contact us for assistance.

 

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