Our Mission: To Prevent Gun Violence in America by Applying Public Health Principles
We are a coalition working to reduce gun violence via public health approaches.
Who we are:
Families, survivors of gun violence and their families, public health workforce, physicians, nurses, psychologists, social workers, ancillary medical personnel, researchers, scientists, statisticians, policy makers, legislators, educators, school systems, law enforcement, lawyers, professional societies, industry, faith-based institutions, veterans, gun owners, health insurance agencies, and all individuals and organizations committed to gun violence prevention. Partnership founders include APHA's Intersectional Council Gun Violence Prevention Workgroup and Maternal and Child Health Section.
Our focus areas:
Unintentional gun injury
Intentional gun injury to self
Intentional gun injury to others
Respect, Consistency, Reliability, Attitude, Evidence-based research, Fairness, Community, Competence, Empowerment
Want to learn more about gun violence prevention or get involved?
Please contact us.
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