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Injury Prevention Network

By Injury Matters • September 9th, 2020

The Injury Matters Injury Prevention Network (IPN) is a group of WA injury prevention professionals who meet four times a year on a Friday morning to share knowledge and information about upcoming projects. Members work across a variety of injury topics and come from a range of organisation types. Our last meeting was held onmore…

Children and Injury in WA

By Injury Matters • August 6th, 2020

Unfortunately, more Western Australian children died due to an injury than cancer, asthma and infectious diseases combined between 2011 and 2015. Injuries are a leading cause of hospitalisation amongst children, with 40,015 children hospitalised due to an injury in WA between 2011 and 2015. Falls, mechanical forces and transport incidents contributed to the highest proportionmore…

WA Burden of Disease Study 2015

By Injury Matters • June 30th, 2020

The Epidemiology Branch of the WA Department of Health and the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) recently conducted the Western Australian Burden of Disease Study 2015 to provide an assessment of the impact of diseases, injuries and risk factors for the whole population, health regions and the Aboriginal population. Utilising several data collections,more…