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WHO/SCHOOL/98.3WHO/HPR/HEP/98.2Dist.: GeneralOriginal: English
World Health OrganizationUNESCOGeneva, 1999
Violence Prevention:An ImportantElement of aHealth-PromotingSchool
WHO gratefully acknowledges the generous financialcontributions to support the printing of this document from: theDivision of Adolescent and School Health, National Center forChronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers forDisease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA; and theJohann Jacobs Foundation, Zurich, Switzerland
This document is published jointly with Education International(Brussels, Belgium) and UNESCO, Department of Education fora Culture of Peace, which are working with WHO to promotehealth through schools worldwide.
A copy of this document may be downloadedfrom the WHO Internet Site at:http://www.who.ch/hpr
World Health Organization, 1999This document is not a formal publication of the World Health Organization (WHO), and all rights are reservedby the Organization. The document may, however, be freely reviewed, abstracted, reproduced and translated,in part or in whole, but not for sale or for use in conjunction with commercial purposes.The views expressed in documents by named authors are solely the responsibility of those authors.
Violence Prevention:An ImportantElement of aHealth-PromotingSchool
Violence Prevention: An Important Element of a Health-Promoting School 
was written for WHO byIsolde Birdthistle of Education Development Center, Inc., U.S.A. (EDC). Edward De Vos, Cynthia Lang,Daphne Northrop, Ron Slaby and Cheryl Vince-Whitman provided considerable guidance and expertiseto the preparation of this document. Other EDC colleagues reviewed drafts and offered advice includingRebkha Atnafou, Larry Cohen, Joan Vas Serra Hoffman, Dieter Koch-Weser and Karen McLaughlin.The development of this document is a joint effort of the Department of Health Promotion (HPR) andViolence and Injury Prevention (PVI) of the Social Change and Mental Health Cluster, in collaborationwith Education Development Center, Inc. (WHO Collaborating Centre to Promote Health through Schoolsand Communities). This document has been prepared on behalf of the
WHO Task Force on Violenceand Health
as part of the
WHO Plan of Action on Violence and Health
which was endorsed by theWHO World Health Assembly WHA49.25 (1996) and the WHO Global School Health Initiative.WHO would like to thank the following individuals for the time, scrutiny and wisdom they contributed tothe preparation of this document:
Maria Carolina Buitrago
Harvard University GraduateSchool of EducationBogota, Colombia
Jesús Enrique Chaux
Harvard University GraduateSchool of EducationCali, Colombia
Lisa Cohen
Division of Adolescent and School HealthCenters for Disease Control and PreventionAtlanta, Georgia USA
Linda Dahlberg
Division of Violence PreventionCenters for Disease Control and PreventionAtlanta, Georgia USA
Paolo Fontani
Department of Education for a Culture of PeaceUNESCOParis, France
Matthew Furner
Department of Health PromotionWorld Health OrganizationGeneva, Switzerland
Pat Drury
Department of Health PromotionWorld Health OrganizationGeneva, Switzerland
Jack T. Jones
Department of Health PromotionWorld Health OrganizationGeneva, Switzerland
Dinesh Mohan
Transportation Research and InjuryPrevention ProgramNew Delhi, India
Claude Romer
Violence and Injury PreventionWorld Health OrganizationGeneva, Switzerland
Louise Rowling
The University of SydneyNew South Wales, Australia
WHO would also like to thank the following individuals who provided comments and suggestions on thisdocument during its discussion at the Fourth International Conference on Health Promotion in Jakarta,Indonesia, in July 1997:
Dr Mohammed Al Khateeb
Masamine Jimba
JICA School & Community Health Project, Nepal
Professor Dr Peter Paulus
Fachhochschuule Magdeburg, Germany
David Rivett
WHO/EURO, Denmark
Dr Louise Rowling
University of Sydney, Australia
Prapapen Suwan
PhD, Mahidol University, Thailand
Rachmi Untoro
Ministry of Health, Indonesia

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