Michael Oko and Ram Dhillon Address Road Traffic Accident Conference

Rose Wood Hotel, Abu Dhabi on 10th-11th March, 2014.

Road traffic injuries remain a global public health problem. Road accidents cause human tragedies every minute of every day. Nearly 3,400 people die on the world’s roads every day. Tens of millions of people are severely injured or disabled every year. Children, pedestrians, cyclists and the elderly are among the most vulnerable of road users. While many countries addressing the issue of road fatalities and serious injuries caused by road accidents, road safety still remains a challenging problem across the region and throughout the world.

The conference aims to raise the profile of the preventability of road traffic injuries and promote good practices in order to achieve safe roads, safe speeds, safe vehicles, and safe people.

This worthwhile event will brings together an effective mix of practitioners,leaders, and researchers in road traffic accidents with a focus on understanding the problem and evidence-based, practical, deliverable outcomes which can be adopted in many circumstances. The list of keynote speakers demonstrates the commitment to bringing together global leaders, internationally recognised researchers, and demonstrably successful practitioners.

The conference is an important forum to inspire and connect leaders, decision makers, Health professionals, public servants, academics and advocates, bringing International keynote speakers and participants to seek, develop, and exchange views on what works to prevent road traffic accidents and how best to bring it to fruition in policy and practice for government and the private sector.

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