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Johns Hopkins International Injury Research Unit

A World Health Organization Collaborating Center for Injuries, Violence and Accident Prevention

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Learning by Doing

The Johns Hopkins International Injury Research Unit (JH-IIRU) takes advantage of its engagement in numerous projects across many low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) globally, and uses them as platforms to build capacity for injury prevention and control science. JH-IIRU faculty and team members are actively involved in hands-on training for their local collaborators on project design and implementation, data collection and analysis and dissemination of findings.

Cambodia training
Collaborators in Cambodia collecting data.

This collaborative approach has yielded some remarkable work including peer-reviewed publications. Some of this work is showcased in a special issue of the journal Traffic Injury Prevention, focusing on the work done in each of the RS-10 countries by JH-IIRU and our local collaborators. Click here to access the special issue. Click here for a list of all RS-10 publications.

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