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6th World Conference on Injury Prevention and Control

(Montréal, 12-15 May 2002: Co-sponsored by WHO)

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From 12–15 May 2002, Canada welcomed the world as the hosts of the 6th World Conference on Injury Prevention and Control in the amazing city of Montreal.


Injuries, Suicide and Violence: Building Knowledge, Policies and Practices to Promote a Safer World


To bring together the stakeholders to facilitate exchange between sectors and disciplines; promote the sharing of knowledge and intervention models and encourage partnerships between the public and private sectors.


To facilitate exchange, parallel sessions (oral presentations, round tables and debates) and poster sessions, to be organised around six major themes:

  1. Road Safety
  2. Occupational Safety
  3. Sport, Leisure, Home, Institutional & Product Safety
  4. Suicide Prevention
  5. Violence Prevention
  6. Post-trauma Care & Rehabilitation

Contact Information

  • Visit the web site at for more details on the conference and affiliated events.
  • Contact the conference bureau at
  • Contact Dr. Alberto Concha-Eastman, Head of the PAHO/WHO Violence and Injury Prevention activities, Event co-sponsored by WHO.

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