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

Bandy X. Lee*, Peter D. Donnelly, Larry Cohen, Shikha Garg

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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.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)S1-S12
JournalJournal of Public Health Policy
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1 Sept 2016


  • accountability measures
  • indicators
  • sustainable development
  • violence prevention


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