BC Priorities: Falls, Transport Incidents, and Suicide/Self-harm
The BC Injury Prevention Committee (BCIPC), the BC Injury Prevention Alliance (BCIPA), and the BC Falls and Injury Prevention Community of Practice (CoP) function to advance public policy on injury prevention.
The three provincial priorities are:
Almost all these injuries and their resulting costs, could have been prevented. We must take action to create a different story; a story of a province free from serious injury.
The tables and figure below explore falls, transport incidents, and suicide/self-harm by presenting data for specific types of incidents within these three causes.
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