Before my internship, I had no clue that unintentional injury is the leading cause of death for children, let alone that over 9,000 children die every year from unintentional injury in the U.S.Read More
Why injury? It's this simple: more children die from injuries every year than from the next three leading causes of death combined. Nobody knows this because no one is talking about it. In the U.S., one child dies every hour from an injury that could have been prevented. Around the world, a child dies every 30 seconds as the result of an injury. You don’t need to have a child to know that we can do better.