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WEB ADDRESSES OF ORGANIZATIONS AND PUBLICATIONS OF INTEREST

Fogarty International Collaborative Trauma and Injury Research Training Program(ICTIRT):The international component of the NIH, addresses global health challenges through innovative and collaborative research and training programs.

The Society for Advancement of Violence and Injury Research, SAVIR : (formerly the National Association of Injury Control Research Centers, NAICRC). To promote scholarly activity in injury prevention and control through addressing issues relevant to the prevention, acute care and rehabilitation of traumatic injury.

Health InterNetwork Access to Research Initiative : (free or low cost access to medical literature for low to middle income countries)

The International Society for Child and Adolescent Injury Prevention (ISCAIP) : to improve the global dialogue and action for preventing and controlling child and adolescent injuries.

The International Council on Alcohol, Drugs & Traffic Safety (ICADTS)  : sponsors international and regional conferences to collect, disseminate and share essential information among professionals in the fields of law, medicine, public health, economics, law enforcement, public information and education, human factors and public policy.

The International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies (ISTSS) : an international multidisciplinary organization that promotes advancement and exchange of knowledge about severe stress and trauma.

Office on Research on Women’s Health (ORWH) : serves as a focal point for women's health research at the National Instituite of Health (NIH).

National Conference on Health and Domestic Violence, 2007 : to end violence against women and children around the world

Report of trafficking and violence, 2006

Toolkit To End Violence Against Women  : focuses on ending violence against women

National Advisory Committee on Violence Against Women  : to provide federal leadership to reduce violence against women, and strengthen services to all victims of domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking.

Public Health Reports Volume 121 Number 4:  Intimate Partner Violence

Guidelines for Conducting Community Surveys on Injuries and Violence : this WHO document explains, step-by-step, how to conduct a community-based survey to collect information about injuries and violence and their resultant disabilities.

Injury Surveillance Training Manual, Instructor Guide, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) : describes the steps needed to establish and maintain an injury surveillance system and offers guidance for making informed decisions about injury prevention.

Injury Surveillance Guidelines, World Health Organization, 2004 : provides simplified guidelines to conduct injury surveillance. 

National Center for Health Statistics, Injury Data and Resources, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) : provides an overview of injury morbidity and mortality data and statistics available from the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) and other sources and to provide details on injury surveillance methodology and tools to assist in data analysis.

Healthy Egyptians, 2010. Ministry of Health and Population in Egypt (MOHP) : Healthy Egyptians is a preventive agenda for Egypt and builds upon the World Health Organization’s (WHO) strategy of “Health For All”, and Healthy People 2000 and Healthy People 2010 Initiatives of the United States.

Association for the Advancement of Automotive Medicine (AAAM) :an association targets research in motor vehicle crash injury

International Research Council on the Biomechanics of Impact (IRCOBI)

Community Emergency Preparedness: A Manual for Managers and Policy-Makers. WHO publication, 1999.

The Egyptian Ministry of Health and Population

Maryland Fire and Rescue Institute, University of Maryland: Provides assessments and validations of emergency responder equipment and information to help decision makers and responders to better select, use, and maintain these equipments.

University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC): Provides distance education courses for bachelor’s and masters level courses in its Department of Emergency Health Services. This page will direct you to several related websites.

The National Study Center for Trauma and Emergency Medical Systems (NSC): A research organization aims to improve the delivery of trauma care and emergency medical services and to prevent death and disability caused by injury and sudden illness.

R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center: is the USA only trauma hospital and is located in Maryland.

Directory of Grants and Fellowships in the Global Health Sciences, John E. Fogarty International Center For Advanced Study In The Health Sciences.

Health InterNetwork Access to Research Initiative (HINARI): A program set up by WHO and major publishers enables developing countries to gain access to biomedical and health literature