To reduce unintentional and intentional injuries by fostering interagency
collaboration and communication among the network members.
- To support each state's initiatives to establish and implement a statewide injury control plan that
works toward achieving Healthy People 2010 objectives;
- To provide training sessions and information exchange in order to better understand the different practices and research of injury;
- To examine state and regional data on injuries and provide a report to each state for program planning, implementation, evaluation, policy development and other injury control initiatives;
- To facilitate the development of self-sufficient stateside and interstate injury control programs and projects throughout the southeast region.
The membership conducts quarterly meetings to share and develop program
and intervention strategies, train injury personnel, develop and use injury surveillance systems,
disseminate injury information, and promote awareness of the injury problem in the Southeast region.