IDB an indispensable injury surveillance tool for the European by ijq66279

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									                    IDB
an indispensable injury surveillance tool for
           the European Union




                               Working together to make Europe a safer place
           Characteristics IDB


- Data collection at Emergency Departments
- Harmonised data
- National use + use at EU-level
                  Scope IDB


Currently
- Home and leisure injuries
- Unintentional injuries, or
- All injuries

Future
- All injuries
             Organisation


- EuroSafe
        Core activities EuroSafe

- Enhancing European injury data exchange
- Disseminating good practices in injury prevention
- Connecting policy makers, stakeholders and
  practitioners
- Monitor, review and influence injury related policies
               Organisation

- EuroSafe
- Kuratorium für Verkehrssicherheit, Austria
                    Financing


Member States
- Data collection


European Union
- Central database
- Overall coordination
- Development of tools
        All Injury coding manual


- Based on ICECI version 1.2
- Core data elements (excl Alcohol + Drug use)
 Level of codes (excl. Intent)
- Modules: Violence, Transport, Sports
 Most data elements
               Translations


- Ready:
 German, Dutch, French, Czech, Estonian,
 Latvian, Portuguese, Slovakian, Slovenian
- In preparation:
 Greek, Polish, Swedish
- Planned:
 Danish, Italian, Norwegian, Turkish
                   Participation




Working together
to make Europe
a safer place
            Numbers of cases

- 2004
- Home and leisure injuries
- 6 countries
- 41 hospitals


=> 250,000 records
              Accessibility

- EU-website: https://webgate.ec.europa.eu/idb
- Incidence rates per Member State
- Public access to aggregated data
                   Reporting at EU level




Working together
to make Europe
a safer place
  ‘Injuries’ on the EU political agenda (1)

EU-Commission proposals:
- Communication from the Commission to the
  European Parliament and the Council on
  Actions for a Safer Europe
  A strategic framework for Member States to prioritise their
  actions to reduce accidents and injuries.

- Council Recommendation on the prevention of
  injury and the promotion of safety
  Member States as signatories pledge themselves to fullfil the
  objectives of Actions for a Safer Europe
  ‘Injuries’ on the EU political agenda (2)

EU-Commission adopted
- Programme for Community Action in the field of
  Health 2007-2013
  The proposed framework for funding projects related to health,
  including accidents and injuries, 2007-2013
  http://europa.eu.int/comm/health/

WHO European Region adopted
- Resolution (RC55) on giving priority to prevention of
  violence and unintentional injury in the European
  Region
  www.who.dk/Governance/resolutions/2005/

								
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