ABOUT US


The Newfoundland & Labrador Injury Prevention Coalition (NLIPC) in consultation and collaboration with agencies and persons responsible (public, governments and others) - will strive to build capacity related to injury prevention in Newfoundland & Labrador, communicate injury prevention efforts and make recommendations for action related to injury prevention.

We seek to include organizations, groups and individuals who are actively involved in injury prevention and safety promotion.

The Coalition will participate in the planning, development, implementation, communication and evaluation of injury prevention initiatives in Newfoundland & Labrador.
   

MISSION STATEMENT


To be the leading advocate in Newfoundland and Labrador for injury prevention and a safety minded culture through education, awareness, promotion and participation.

Our Initiatives:
  • Identify current and emerging health and safety issues related to injury prevention.
  • Review provincial and national injury data and reports on injury prevention.
  • Establish provincial priorities for injury prevention programming.
  • Develop strategies to address priority injury prevention issues.
  • Identify and promote joint research and education related to injury prevention.
  • Identify and promote joint opportunities for inter-sectoral collaboration and coordination.
  • Implement and evaluate injury prevention initiatives.
  • Communicate to the public and responsible persons/groups injury prevention initiatives.

Our Progress:

There has been significant progress in building capacity to address injuries in the province. This progress includes:
  • Identifying organizations dedicated to addressing injuries.
  • Establishing and developing new initiatives across community and government levels.
  • Strategies in support of the umbrella injury prevention strategy (falls prevention, suicide prevention, surveillance, car seat safety, etc).
  • Improving advocacy, establishing an infrastructure and providing leadership.

Our Goals:

The ultimate goal of our committee is to reduce the burden of injuries in our Province. Should your department or agency identify with our goals, please feel free to contact our organization anytime.