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Prevention may refer to:

Health and medicine[edit]

  • Preventive healthcare, measures to prevent diseases or injuries rather than curing them or treating their symptoms

General safety[edit]

  • Crime prevention, the attempt to reduce deter crime and criminals
  • Disaster prevention, measures taken to prevent and provide protection for disasters
  • Pollution prevention, activities that reduce the amount of pollution generated by a process
  • Preventive maintenance, maintenance performed to prevent faults from occurring or developing into major defects
  • Prevent strategy, a scheme in the UK to report radicalisation
  • Risk prevention, reducing the potential of loss from a given action, activity and/or inaction
  • Risk management, the identification, assessment, and prioritization of risks in business

Other uses[edit]

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