The Foundation's program, Injury Free Coalition for Kids: Dissemination of a Model Injury Prevention Program For Children and Adolescents, was designed to reduce and prevent injuries to children through a hospital-based, research-driven model, implemented in partnership with coalitions of community stakeholders.Injury is the leading cause of childhood morbidity and mortality in the United States. Between 1988 and 1992, the Foundation supported and renewed a pilot program at Harlem Hospital to reduce preventable childhood injuries that resulted in hospital admissions. In 1994, the Foundation helped to accelerate dissemination of this highly innovative model injury prevention program. This dissemination grant established pediatric injury prevention programs in six pediatric trauma centers, three located in children's hospitals and three in general hospitals. Under this grant, the grantee will: (1) develop a national network of pediatric injury prevention centers; and (2) establish a national technical assistance resource center on hospital-based pediatric injury prevention.
Amount Awarded $3,156,991.00
Awarded on: 7/23/1998
Time frame: 8/1/1998 - 9/30/2001
Grant Number: 32588