Injuries in WHO European Region: A call for public health action




An update using the 2011 WHO Global Health Estimates 


This fact sheet is intended to update policy-makers and practitioners of the significance of injury-related deaths and burden in the WHO European Region. It presents an overview of mortality and inequalities due to different mechanisms of injuries by age, sex, geography and income groups. The results presented here highlight the continual need for the  implementation of prevention programmes.