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A Public Health Approach to Violence: Ecological Model

  • There are several approaches to understanding violent behaviour.

  • The World Health Organization suggests an ecological model to understand the multitude of factors involved in an act of violence.

Can you match up the examples with the WHO category? [1]

Now, how about some strategies to prevent violence?


1. WHO (2002). World report on violence and health: summary. Geneva, World Health Organization.

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