Development and pilot study road traffic injury surveillance, Kaduna Nigeria

Description: 

Road Traffic Injury is common cause of unintentional injury globally and Low and middle income countries account for 90%of 1.3 million Road Traffic Injury (RTI) deaths. In Africa region, Nigeria accounts for 25% of RTI mortality but has no comprehensive and reliable RTI surveillance system. Data from Federal Road Safety Commissions (FRSC) shows gaps in RTI reporting with large disparity with estimated value from World Health Organization.

Objective

We pilot a RTI surveillance system using data from FRSC, Policemotor traffic division and Health facilities in Kaduna metropolis, Nigeria to ascertain its feasibility and generate data needed for action toward achieving sustainable development goals 3.6 target.

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Original Publication Year: 
2016
Event/Publication Date: 
December, 2016

July 27, 2017

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