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Reducing violence as the next great public health achievement

Violence is the greatest public health problem of our time, but is the only epidemic in which the health sector is not leading the response, says Gary Slutkin.

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  1. Gary Slutkin is the founder and CEO of Cure Violence, and professor of Epidemiology and Global Health at the University of Illinois, 1603 W. Taylor Street, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA.

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Correspondence to Gary Slutkin.