10 Reasons You Should Be Mad About #RoadSafety Situation In Africa Following International #RoadSafety Challenge 2015

Brian Kanaahe Mwebaze Bilal's Public Health Freaks' Blog

Iam (WE) growing tired of having to say each year; 1.3 million people die as a result of road traffic crashes globally. This approximates to at least 3000 deaths each day. Funny enough, nearly 90% of all road traffic mortalities do happen in low and middle income countries of which Africa takes a lion’s share. Again, Africa has one of the lowest car ownership in the world. It’s no myth however that, if you are aged 15-29, and live in Africa, you have the highest risk of dying in a road traffic crash than Malaria, HIV/AIDS or Cancer. The economic, psychological, social effects arising from death and disability can’t be under estimated either.

Brian at #IRFRSChallange2015 Brian at #IRFRSChallange2015

Mr Kapilla, Chair IRF giving key note address Mr Kapilla, Chair IRF giving key note 

#IRFRSChallange2015, held from 11th-12th March 2015, Addis Ababa Ethiopia, aimed to challenge African countries and participants to accomplish targets of road safety in accordance…

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