Violence, health, and the 2030 agenda: Merging evidence and implementation

J Public Health Policy. 2016 Sep;37 Suppl 1:1-12. doi: 10.1057/s41271-016-0011-6.


The Guest Editors introduce the Special Issue for the Journal of Public Health Policy on violence, health, and the 2030 Agenda. Emphasizing the importance of collaboration between scholars and practitioners, they outline the process of jointly imagining and designing the next generation of violence prevention strategies. They include representative works of members of the World Health Organization (WHO) Violence Prevention Alliance (VPA), including the World Bank, the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Prevention Institute, the Danish Institute Against Torture, the University of Cambridge Institute of Criminology, the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine Gender Violence and Health Centre, and the Yale University Law and Psychiatry Division, among others.

Publication types

  • Editorial
  • Introductory Journal Article

MeSH terms

  • Global Health*
  • Humans
  • Public Policy
  • Residence Characteristics
  • Risk Factors
  • United Nations
  • Violence / prevention & control*
  • World Health Organization