[Comment] A SoLiD base from which to prevent injuries in Bangladesh

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Lancet Global Health
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Injuries are often predictable and preventable. Epidemiological studies can identify the mechanisms through which injuries are sustained, and such studies can show how certain types of injuries are the consequence of particular circumstances and affect specific population groups. The identification of these circumstances presents an opportunity for intervention to prevent the injury. Why then, should injury—one of the most preventable public health challenges—continue to be the cause of 10% of the global burden of disease?1 The Saving of Lives from Drowning (SoLiD) project, described by Olakunle Alonge and colleagues in Lancet Global Health,2 highlights the complexity of the answer to that question.

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[Comment] A SoLiD base from which to prevent injuries in Bangladesh