PROTECT Initiative: Advancing Children's Medication Safety

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HHS Non-Systematic Review

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Last Reviewed: April 2020

This website provides an overview for the PRevention of Overdoses and Treatment Errors in Children Taskforce (PROTECT) Initiative. The PROTECT Initiative  is an innovative collaboration that develops strategies to keep children safe from unintentional medication overdoses. The website has information of unintentional overdose statistics and links to their work on:

  • Safer packaging 
  • Safer use
  • Safer storage
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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (2020). PROTECT Initiative: Advancing children's medication safety. Retrieved from