Manuals and Guides
In this section you will find valuable tools developed as part of our research, outreach work and collaboration with national and international partners. Most of the documents included here are part of funded initiatives by the European Commission and private parties.
IMPLEMENT Training Manual on Gender-based Violence for Health Professionals
The IMPLEMENT Manual is one of our recent tools developed to support activities on gender based violence prevention, as part of the project: “IMPLEMENT: Specialized Support for victims of violence in Health Care Systems across Europe”, under grant agreement JUST/2014/DAP/5361. The English version of the manual can be downloaded here and it will be used to implement health care capacity building seminars to empower 12 national violence prevention advocates and clinical champions to train 48 obstetric/emergency department staff (8 staff persons per team in 6 countries). The Romanian version of the manual is available here.
Child Product Safety Guide: Potentially Dangerous Products
The guide was released by The European Child Safety Alliance along with its country partners and 3 key sponsors, Underwriters Laboratories, Kid Rapt Ltd. in the United Kingdom and the Consumer Safety Commission in France. The main purpose of this guide is to inform and educate consumers and professionals in the field about the risks that a child encounters by using products potentially dangerous to him. The guide also provides detailed information about 26 products that were identified by experts to have potential risks for children, and also gives us information of the safety standards that have been approved by the European standards organization (CEN). The Guide is available in electronic format here.
TACTICS Child Safety Report Card 2012: Europe Summary for 31 Countries
The Child Safety Report Card 2012: Europe Summary for 31 countries is a tool developed to support activities on child injury prevention, as part of the project: “TACTICS: Tools to Address Childhood Trauma, Injury and Children’s Safety”. It provides an overview and summary of the report card results of all 31 countries that participated in the child safety report cards in 2012.The child safety report cards for 2012 are an overview that summarise countries’ levels of safety provided to their youngest and most vulnerable citizens through national policy up to July 2011. The English version of the Report can be downloaded here.
TACTICS Children’s Right to Safety: inequity in child injury in Europe
This report is a tool developed to support activities on child injury prevention, as part of the project: “TACTICS: Tools to Address Childhood Trauma, Injury and Children’s Safety”. It explores health and social inequities on child injury rates and the effectiveness of injury prevention strategies to address inequities both within and between EU Member States. The report attempts to: set out what we know about the inequities that exist with respect to child injury, identify some of the important gaps in knowledge and action and make recommendations for actions to begin to address the inequities that exist. The English version of the Report can be downloaded here.
TACTICS Good investments and ‘best bets’ to make communities safer for pre, primary and secondary school age children
These three reports arise from the project TACTICS which has received funding from the European Union in the framework of the Health Programme. The three reports documents represent targeted good practice tools focusing on pre, primary and secondary school age children aimed at assisting local decision makers, advocates and practitioners in the field (e.g., public health departments, police, social services, transportation departments, etc.) to move injury prevention efforts forward.
JAMIE Injuries in the European Union. Summary of injury statistics for the years 2008-2010
This report has been produced in the framework of the JAMIE-project and presents an EU-level summary of the most recent injury statistics, mainly related to the years 2008-2010. It provides a comprehensive view about this important public health problem, in particular for health policy makers, researchers in the area of public health and safety, and safety practitioners.In addition to data from EuroStat and WHO-Europe, this report also presents data derived from the European Injury Data Base (IDB). The English version of the Report can be downloaded here. The fifth edition of “Injuries in the European Union. Summary of injury statistics for the years 2010-2012” can be found here.
This project summarizes mixed-methods research into the feasibility of implementing a physician-promoted early childhood literacy program in Romania based on the American “Reach Out and Read” (ROR) initiative and describes and evaluates the small-scale implementation of a pilot early childhood literacy program, Citesc Zilnic, “Read Everyday”.