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Published by World Health Organization in Geneva .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Traffic safety.,
  • Crash injuries -- Prevention.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Margie Peden ... [et al.].
ContributionsPeden, M. M., World Health Organization.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHE5614 .W598 2004
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 217 p. :
Number of Pages217
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3372207M
ISBN 109241562609
LC Control Number2004456822
OCLC/WorldCa55523256

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The World report on road traffic injury prevention is the first major report being jointly issued by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the World Bank on this subject. It underscores their concern that unsafe road traffic systems are seriously harming global public health and development. Abstract: This report, produced jointly by the World Health Organization and the World Bank, overviews what is known about the magnitude, risk factors, and impact of road traffic injuries and the ways to prevent and lessen the impact of road crashes, and makes recommendations for action at local, national, and international levels. World Report on Road Traffic Injury Prevention PDF By:Marjorie Peden Published on by DIANE Publishing. Every day thousands of people are killed and injured on our roads. Millions of people each year will spend long weeks in the hospital after severe crashes and many will never be able to live, work or play as they used to do. ISBN 92 4 9. World report on road traffic injury prevention. The European Federation of Road Traffic Victims is deeply concerned about the millions of deaths, severely. disabled victims and Author: Margaret Peden.

Book: World report on road traffic injury prevention + pp. report contains 5 chapters. It presents an overview of what is known as the magnitude, risk factors. and impact of road traffic injuries and about ways to prevent and lessen the impact of road crashes. World report on road traffic injury prevention: summary.   Road Traffic Injuries and Deaths—A Global Problem. minus. Related Pages. Road traffic crashes are a leading cause of death in the United States for people aged 1–54,1 and they are the leading cause of nonnatural death for U.S. citizens residing or traveling abroad.2–3. Throughout the world, roads are shared by cars, buses, trucks, motorcycles, mopeds, pedestrians, animals, taxis, . Road traffic accidents are the second largest cause of death in the age group years. Besides, losing breadwinners, they cost low and middle income countries more than the total developmental aid received by them. In keeping with the theme of the World Health Day , WHO has brought out this book that describes vividly the epidemiology of Road Traffic injuries both in the developed countries and in the Third : AK Jindal, S Mukherji.

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