Description

This macro project encompasses different topics on the effects of violence on the health status of the Colombian population. It includes the effects of the internal conflict and the effects of family violence on victims and witnesses of these types of violence. We join secondary data analysis from the Colombian National Department of Statistics (DANE), the Colombian Demographic and Health Survey and individual organizations with primary data collected for research purposes. It studies psychological, physical, social and physiological effects of violence.

Key findings

Violence affects the health of the Colombian population. Different types of exposition to violence determines those effects.

Commitments

Publish original articles with research findings to promote policy change.
Short titleViolence and Health
AcronymVH
StatusActive
Effective start/end date8/22/03 → …