A holistic, integrated response requires participation from all essential stakeholders, because the ultimate aim is not only the reduction of violence but also the promotion of well-being. Overcoming barriers to successful comprehensive approaches include cooperation amongst partners, a foundation of evidence, and community and political will. It will also require addressing the stovepiping of funding and research, not only between sectors, but also within the health field, and violence prevention itself.
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