Prevention of Violence Canada-Prevention de la Violence Canada

POVC is an alliance of public health practitioners, researchers, educators, organizations and individuals working to:

  • Foster national action to prevent violence guided by a strategic plan for Canada
  • Garner practical support for public health approaches to violence prevention by all orders of government and in partnerships with civil society
  • Encourage sustained investment in programs that work to prevent violence
  • Make prevention an equal priority to law enforcement in reducing violence
  • Promote the use of appropriate data and research

Countries Involved