Trauma

Trauma

The incidence of trauma due to Road Traffic Accident (RTA) is 3.5% and injuries other than RTA are at 8.9%. The major risk factors include unsafe workplaces, careless driving due to alcohol and poor skills and lack of access to rapid treatment including First Aid; lack of emergency transport and referral systems.

Current health promotion emphasis:

  • Prevention of accidents due to drunk driving. Do not drink and drive. Observe traffic rules.
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