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Road traffic injury prevention in India

Gururaj, G.

Road traffic injury prevention in India

by Gururaj, G.

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Published by National Institute of Mental Health & Neuro Sciences in Bangalore .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Traffic safety -- India,
  • Crash injuries -- India -- Prevention,
  • Traffic fatalities -- India

  • About the Edition

    Report is based on the collaborative work between WHO collaborating centre at NIMHANS, Bangalore, World Health Organization, India Country Office, New Delhi and Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India.

    Edition Notes

    StatementGururaj G.
    ContributionsNIMHANS (Institute), World Health Organization. Country Office for India., India. Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHE5614.5.A-ZI+
    The Physical Object
    Pagination119 p. :
    Number of Pages119
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23188312M
    ISBN 10818641400X
    LC Control Number2009341259

      Background The global burden of road injuries is known to follow complex geographical, temporal and demographic patterns. While health loss from road injuries is a major topic of global importance, there has been no recent comprehensive assessment that includes estimates for every age group, sex and country over recent years. Methods We used results from the Global Burden of .   According to the World Health Organization, the number of road traffic deaths has now reached million per year. Even scarier is the fact that if current trends continue, it’s likely road traffic injuries will end up as the number three contributor to the global burden of disease and injury by

    Jarawan. E (Eds.). World report on road traffic injury prevention. Geneva: World Health Organization, 5). World Health Organization, Road traffic accidents in developing countries. Technical Report Series No. Geneva, WHO, 6). Accidental deaths and suicides in India - National Crime Records Bureau. Ministry of Home Affairs. Statistics of Road Traffic Accidents in Europe and North America (Multilingual Edition) by United Nations and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

    Objectives To quantify and describe the mechanism of road traffic injury (RTI) deaths in India. Design We conducted a nationally representative mortality survey where at least two physicians coded each non-medical field staff's verbal autopsy reports. RTI mechanism data were extracted from the narrative section of these reports. Setting million homes in India.   Road traffic injury prevention must be incorporated into a broad range of activities, such as the development and management of road infrastructure, mobility planning, the provision of health and hospital services, child welfare services, and urban and environmental planning. The health sector is an important partner in this : M. Peden, R. Scurfield, D. Sleet.


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Road traffic injury prevention in India by Gururaj, G. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Traffic collisions in India are a major source of deaths, injuries and property damage every year. The National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) report states there wereroads, railways and railway crossing-related traffic collisions in Of these, road collisions accounted forcollisions which causedtraffic-related deaths in India.

If the trend continues, the total number of road traffic deaths in India would increase by % between and Without increased efforts and new initiatives, the total number of road traffic deaths in India is likely to cross the mark ofby Cited by: on road traffic injury prevention Our roads, which are meant to take us places, often become venues of loss and sources of sorrow.

Friends for Life, India, appreciates and supports the initiative WHO is taking to make the world a safer, more responsible These books are closely tied to the Organization’s priority.

INTRODUCTION. Underreporting of deaths and injuries resulting from road traffic crashes (RTC) is a major global problem affecting many developing and developed countries around the world.[] As road traffic injuries (RTI) are projected to be the third leading cause of disability-adjusted-life years lost globally by the year ,[] a critical first step towards reducing the RTI burden is the Cited by: “In Road traffic injuries were The work on this proje ct has been eval uated by reading man y Articles and Books about Road Study on Road Traffic Accidents and Prevention in India A.

Road traffic crashes are a leading cause of death in the United States for people aged 1–54 and the leading cause of non-natural death for healthy U.S. citizens residing or traveling abroad. 1 – 3 Throughout the world, roads are shared by cars, buses, trucks, motorcycles, mopeds, pedestrians, animals, taxis, and other travelers.

Always pay close attention to the correct side of the road when driving in countries that drive on the left. Speed is a major risk factor for crashes, injury, and death.

Note speed limits, but you will also need to take into account the driving conditions (road quality. This book examines a wide range of issues related to traffic accidents including prevention, safety, prediction, precipitation, mitigation, and related law enforcement issues. Preview this book» What people are saying - Write a reviewReviews: 3.

Traffic Injury Prevention ( - current) Formerly known as. Journal of Crash Prevention and Injury Control ( - ) Books; Keep up to date.

Register to receive personalised research and resources by email. Sign me up. Taylor and Francis Group Facebook page. World report on road traffic injury prevention Road traffic injuries are a major but neglected public health challenge that requires concerted efforts for effective and sustainable prevention.

Of all the systems with which people have to deal every day, road traffic systems are the most complex and the most dangerous. road traffic injury prevention; • discuss the role of a national lead agency in developing and implementing policies for road traffic injury prevention.

F Unit 7. FORMULATING AND IMPLEMENTING ROAD SAFETY POLICY• Importance of policy in preventing road traffic injuries The term policy can be interpreted in a variety of ways. Road traffic injuries in the WHO European Region represent a major public health problem.

About thousand people are killed and about million injured every year. The cost of road traffic injuries to society is an estimated 2% of a country’s gross domestic.

ROAD SAFETY IN INDIA: STATUS REPORT ©TRIPP IIT DELHI 1 1. Introduction NATIONAL ROAD TRAFFIC INJURY FATALITY RATE According to official statisticspersons were killed andinjured in road traffic crashes in India in (NCRB, ). However, this is probably an underestimate, as not all injuries are.

Traffic Injury Prevention. Impact Factor. Search in: Advanced search. Submit an article Forecasting deaths of road traffic injuries in China using an artificial neural network. Yining Qian, Xujun Zhang, Gaoqiang Fei, Books; Keep up to date. Register to receive personalised research and resources by email.

India is not the first country to have experienced a rapidly rising road traffic injury problem. Most currently developed countries have experienced a similar increase, prior to the s. However, starting with the s, these countries took a series of actions that reversed the rising trend.[ 14 ].

As per bibliometric analysis, India contributed only per cent papers on road traffic injuries and had less than one article on road traffic injuries per 1, road traffic related deaths.

Background Reliable data on traffic deaths are important for planning road safety programmes and evaluating progress. Although pedestrians comprise approximately 40% of traffic deaths in low-income and middle-income countries, official government statistics in India suggest that pedestrians comprise less than 10% of deaths.

Objective To assess the accuracy of official tabulations of traffic. Compelling evidence shows that road traffic injuries can be prevented. WHO/Europe aims to help ensure road safety by collating evidence on health effects and prevention measures, identifying risk factors and promoting policy action and evidence based interventions.

A Guide for Policy Makers: On Reducing Road atalities7 Road injuries by region and country income Road fatality rates in low and middle-income countries are double those of high-income countries, and account for 90% of global road traffic deaths.

According to the WHO, this is largely due to the fact that the development of infrastructure, policies. Road traffic crash and injury data • According to official statisticspersons were killed andinjured in road traffic crashes in India in However, this is probably an underestimate for injuries, as not all injuries are reported to the police.

The high mortality and morbidity associated with road traffic injuries are a major public health challenge worldwide. Every year, road traffic crashes kill an estimated million people. Over a period of 24 years from toif India could halve the deaths and injuries due to road traffic, its GDP could increase by 7%, a World Bank report said.train more specialists in road traffic injury prevention in order to address the growing problem of road traffic injuries at international and national levels.

The World report on road traffic injury prevention, launched inidentified the development of capacity as .