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Training Years: 2012-2013, 2013-2014

Training Site: Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia (UPCH)

Country: Peru

Mentor: Anthony Charles, MD

Title: Geography-based Strategy for Injury Prevention in Lilongwe, Malawi

Project Objectives: To use geomapping to define specific injury hot zones within the city of Lilongwe, identify and evaluate existing injury prevention strategies and their geographic correlation with these injury hot zones, evaluate the effectiveness of these injury prevention strategies, and propose a system of hot zone identification and targeted injury prevention campaigns rooted in a hospital-based injury surveillance system.

NIH Support: Fogarty fellowship postdoctoral training award

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