The Injury Prevention Centre aims to reduce injuries causing the greatest level of harm across the province and increase the knowledge and capacity of Albertans and communities to address injuries. Priority areas for action are based on Alberta data, identified gaps in existing injury prevention action and emerging trends or injury issues.

Priority Areas

PRIORITY AREA 1:
To advance injury prevention by continuing to increase awareness about preventable injury in Alberta.

PRIORITY AREA 2:
To contribute to a reduction in the incidence and severity of self-harm and suicide taking guidance from partners, supporters and the community.

PRIORITY AREA 3:
To contribute to a reduction in the incidence and severity of injuries in older people, with a focus on fall-related injury reduction.

PRIORITY AREA 4:
To contribute to a reduction in the incidence and severity of poisonings, with a focus on poisonings among children.

PRIORITY AREA 5:
To contribute to a reduction in the incidence and severity of injuries to vulnerable populations such as children and youth, and rural and remote populations.

PRIORITY AREA 6:
To contribute to a reduction in the incidence and severity of road, pedestrian and transport-related injuries.