ORGANIZATIONS AND PUBLICATIONS OF INTEREST
International Collaborative Trauma and Injury Research Training
international component of the NIH, addresses global health
challenges through innovative and collaborative research and
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)
International Society for Child and Adolescent Injury Prevention
(ISCAIP) : to
improve the global dialogue and action for preventing and
controlling child and adolescent injuries.
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.
International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies (ISTSS)
: an international
multidisciplinary organization that promotes advancement and
exchange of knowledge about severe stress and trauma.
on Research on Women’s Health (ORWH)
serves as a focal point for women's health research at the
National Instituite of Health (NIH).
Conference on Health and Domestic Violence, 2007
: to end violence against
women and children around the world
of trafficking and violence, 2006
To End Violence Against Women
: focuses on ending violence
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.
Health Reports Volume 121 Number 4: Intimate Partner
for Conducting Community Surveys on Injuries and Violence
WHO document explains, step-by-step, how to conduct a
community-based survey to collect information about injuries and
violence and their resultant disabilities.
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.
Surveillance Guidelines, World Health Organization, 2004
: provides simplified guidelines to conduct injury
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
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
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
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.
of Grants and Fellowships in the Global Health Sciences, John E.
Fogarty International Center For Advanced Study In The 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