IPCS works with many partners to accomplish our shared goal of reducing preventable injuries in Hawaii.
Injury Prevention Advisory Committee (IPAC)
The Injury Prevention Advisory Committee (IPAC) is a volunteer network of professionals and community members that has been working together since 1990 to prevent injuries in Hawai‘i. IPAC serves as an advisory group to the Hawai‘i State Department of Health Injury Prevention and Control Section (DOH/IPCS).
Keiki Injury Prevention Coalition (KIPC)
The Keiki Injury Prevention Coalition (KIPC) is a community-based organization that was established in 1991, and is comprised of broad-based representation from more than one hundred-fifty organizations, agencies, and individuals committed to preventing injuries to children and youth in Hawai`i.
For more information go to the Keiki Injury Prevention Coalition website.
Fall Prevention Consortium
The Hawaii Fall Prevention Consortium was formed in 2003 with support and leadership provided by the Injury Prevention and Control Section of the Hawaii Department of Health (DOH/IPCS). Its purpose is to provide organizations, professionals, caregivers, advocates and interested individuals involved in fall prevention the opportunity to network, share information and collaborate on projects that reduce the incidence and severity of fall injuries in our aging population.
We welcome your participation in the consortium, which meets five times per year. If you would like to join the consortium, contact Stan Michaels at [email protected].
Prevent Suicide Hawaii Task Force
The Prevent Suicide Hawaii Taskforce (PSHTF) is a partnership between state, public/private agencies and community groups working in collaboration to provide leadership, develop strategies, coordinate activities, and monitor progress of suicide prevention efforts in Hawaii. The PSHTF collaborates with the Hawaii State Department of Health, Injury Prevention and Control Section (DOH/IPCS) in planning and implementing these activities. The Task Force meets every other month. To join the TF, contact coordinator Nancy Kern at [email protected].
Hawaii Strategic Highway Safety Plan Core Committee
Injury Prevention Control Section partners with the Hawaii Department of Transportation’s with the development and updating of the Strategic Highway Safety Plan. The Strategic Highway Safety Plan (SHSP) has 8 core emphasis areas aimed at reducing roadway fatalities and injuries.