Discussion Paper on the Attributes of a National Framework for Injury Prevention and Control
Health Canada Secretariat for Injury Prevention and Control
This document discusses injury prevention & control in Canada. First, chronological developments in injury awareness are outlined. Next, the rationale for a national framework to address injury control & prevention is reviewed. The paper also includes a discussion of: the proposed attributes of a national framework; the scope of a national framework; proposed objectives; proposed key elements – research, surveillance, programs & public policy; actions supported by a national framework; & the next steps in generating specific content for a national framework on injury control & prevention. An attachment outlines terms of reference from the National First Nations & Inuit Injury Prevention Working Group.