The violence, injuries and disability programme works with Member States to prevent injuries and violence, to mitigate their consequences and to enhance the quality of life for persons with disabilities irrespective of the causes.
It does so by:
raising awareness of the magnitude and consequence of injuries, violence and disabilityanalysing and disseminating informationfostering multisectoral networks and partnerships.
The programme also supports national, regional and global efforts to:
improve data collectiondevelop evidence-based approaches to injury and violence prevention, control and rehabilitationdisseminate proven and promising interventionsimprove services for persons with disabilities, as well as victims and survivors of injuries and violence, and their familiesenhance teaching and training programmescreate multidisciplinary policies and action plans.