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Organizations relating to Prevention

Association for the Prevention of Torture / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 1977
NATO Airborne Early Warning and Control Force Command / Geilenkirchen, Germany / Est. 1980
Intergovernmental Coordination Group for the Pacific Tsunami Warning and Mitigation System / Paris, France / Est. 1965
Centro de Coordinación para la Prevención de los Desastres Naturales en América Central / Guatemala, Guatemala / Est. 1987
Comité européen pour la prévention de la torture et des peines ou traitements inhumains ou dégradants / Strasbourg, France / Est. 1987
European Network for Prevention and Health Promotion in Family Medicine and General Practice / Ljubljana, Slovenia / Est. 1996
Intergovernmental Coordination Group for the Indian Ocean Tsunami Warning and Mitigation System / Paris, France / Est. 2005
Intergovernmental Coordination Group for Tsunami and Other Coastal Hazards Warning System for the Caribbean and Adjacent Regions / Quatre-Bornes, Mauritius / Est. 2005
European Working Group on Drug Oriented Research / Gavere, Belgium / Est. 1986
Alliance of NGOs on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice / Vienna, Austria / Est. 1972
NATO Airborne Early Warning and Control Programme Management Organization / Brunssum, Netherlands / Est. 1978
Disaster Preparedness and Prevention Initiative for South-Eastern Europe / Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina / Est. 2000
Intergovernmental Coordination Group for the Tsunami Early Warning and Mitigation System in the North-eastern Atlantic, the Mediterranean and Connected Seas / Paris, France / Est. 2005
United Nations Regional Centre for Preventive Diplomacy for Central Asia / Ashgabat, Turkmenistan / Est. 2007
Preventing Overdiagnosis Board
Asian Foundation for the Prevention of Blindness / Tsuen Wan, Hong Kong / Est. 1981
Network for Social Studies on Disaster Prevention in Latin America / Est. 1992
Réseau de prévention des crises alimentaires / Paris, France / Est. 1985
IHCF African Christian Hospitals / Searcy AR, USA
Alliance for Cervical Cancer Prevention / Seattle WA, USA / Est. 1999
AIP Foundation / Hanoi, Vietnam / Est. 1999
Global Partnership for the Prevention of Armed Conflict / The Hague, Netherlands / Est. 2003
Global Alliance for the Prevention of Obesity and Related Chronic Disease / Est. 2005
Coalición Latinoamericana para la Prevención de la Violencia Armada
Red Latinoamericana para la Prevención del Genocidio y Atrocidades Masivas / New York NY, USA / Est. 2012
Famine Early Warning System Network / Washington DC, USA / Est. 1985
Centre for Transnational Crime Prevention, University of Wollongong / Wollongong NSW, Australia / Est. 2000
Center for Preventive Action / New York NY, USA
Euro-Mediterranean Centre on Evaluation and Prevention of Seismic Risk / Rabat, Morocco / Est. 1995
World Foundation for Medical Studies in Female Health / Port Washington NY, USA / Est. 1955
Global Action to Prevent War / New York NY, USA / Est. 1998
AEGIS Trust / Nottingham, UK / Est. 2000
Organisation internationale pour la réduction des catastrophes / Kinshasa, Congo DR / Est. 1991
Observatorio Sismológico del Sur Occidente / Cali, Colombia / Est. 1987
African Center for Prevention and Resolution of Conflicts / London, UK
International Bullying Prevention Association / Troy MI, USA
Cummings Institute for World Justice / Woburn MA, USA
African Centre for the Prevention and Resolution of Conflicts / Thiès, Senegal / Est. 1999
European Center for Preventing Addictions / Bucharest, Romania
Caribbean Association for the Rehabilitation of the Disabled / Est. 1981
European Federation of Drug Abuse Prevention Associations
International Association for Preventive Pediatrics / Est. 1939
European Association for Prevention of Addicts
United Nations Centre for International Crime Prevention, Vienna / Est. 1997
International Society for Crime Prevention
European Partners for Blindness Prevention / Est. 1989
International Christian Federation for the Prevention of Alcoholism and Drug Addiction / Est. 1960
United Nations Committee on Crime Prevention and Control / Est. 1971
International Committee for the Prevention of Charlatanism / Est. 1931
Association internationale de prophylaxie de la cécité / Est. 1929

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World Problems relating to Prevention

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Restrictions on freedom of information
Commercialization of crime-prevention
Vulnerability of high technology systems
Inadequate safeguards against fire
Failure to repatriate human remains
Discrimination against men in parental rights

Action Strategies relating to Prevention

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Preventing exposure to environmental hazards
Preventing child abuse
Preventing cancer
Reducing occupational risk in the mining industry
Preventing occupational accidents
Banning tobacco sales to children
Developing tobacco control
Campaigning against war
Preventing air pollution from aircraft
Combatting ozone depletion
Using vaccines to prevent communicable diseases
Preventing disease
Preventing further incidence of AIDS
Preserving genetic diversity
Providing public health services
Opposing environmentally destructive forces
Teaching basic health practices
Preventing water-related disease transmission in recreational water
Preventing computer infringement of intellectual property rights
Strengthening cooperative security measures
Controlling drug abuse
Managing crises
Developing early warning disaster systems
Preventing terrorism
Preventing production of hazardous wastes

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