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National Child Safety Action Plan

National Child Safety Action Plan

 

Israel is joining 26 countries in a global effort of the World Health Organization (WHO), UNICEF and the European Union led by the European Child Safety Alliance to promote a National Child Safety Action Plan. This plan is interdisciplinary, incorporates all relevant government agencies and serves as a "road map" for government action to promote child safety.

 

What is the Child Safety Action Plan project?

The Child Safety Action Plan is a large scale initiative whose aim is to develop government endorsed national action plans that will enhance child and adolescent safety by increasing awareness of the injury issue and uptake of proven prevention strategies by government, industry, professionals and organizations in areas that relate to child and adolescent safety, and families themselves.

The initiative is led by the European Child Safety Alliance of EuroSafe in partnership with the European Commission, the Health and Environment Alliance (HEAL), UNICEF, the Universities of Keele and the West of England, WHO - European Office and partners in each of the participating countries.