Kaiser Permanente

mPreventViolence: Communications Technology and Violence Prevention


mPreventViolence Kaiser Permanente was proud to sponsor the webcast of the mPreventViolence Workshop, hosted by the Institute of Medicine's Forum on Global Violence Prevention.

View highlights from the workshop on YouTube. (5 min)


Workshop Description: The workshop was organized to examine 1) the use of traditional and new media to communicate evidence-based information for violence prevention and 2) new applications of social media and new communications technologies to prevent violence. It also highlighted evidence-based best practices from other arenas of global health where use of such tools show potential for success. The workshop included presentations and panel discussions from a wide variety of experts, drawn from the public and private sectors as well as from academic organizations to allow for multi-lateral, evidence-based discussions.