Violence in the world and in South Africa - what is a doctor to do?
CITATION: Stein, D. J., Seedat, S. & Emsley, R. A. 2002. Violence in the world and in South Africa - what is a doctor to do? South African Medical Journal, 92(10):789-790.
The original publication is available at http://www.samj.org.za
The WHO World Report on Violence and Mental Healthl aims to raise awareness of the public health aspects of violence and to show how a public health approach can be useful in understanding and responding to violence. More specific goals of the Report include describing the magnitude and impact of violence cross-nationally, summarising information on risk factors, prevention approaches and policy responses, and making recommendations for future action and research.