The Role of the Health Sector

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.  The health sector needs to play a very important role in interrupting violence, preventing violence, and treating exposure to violence.

First, those in the health sector should learn about:

Next, click on a link below to learn more about what you can do to prevent and treat exposure to 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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