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Reducing violence through victim identification, care, and support programmes.

World Health Organization
June 4, 2015

Source: (2009) Violence prevention, the evidence. Series of briefings on violence prevention. World Health Organization.

Identifying, caring for and supporting
victims of violence through the use of evidencebased
initiatives is thus crucial in protecting health
and breaking cycles of violence. This document outlines
evidence of the effectiveness of interventions
to identify, care for and support victims of interpersonal
violence. The area of pre-hospital and emergency
medical care is not covered by this document
since it is already addressed by three WHO guidelines
(4–6). (excerpt)


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