8 DECEMBER 2018 | GENEVA/DAVOS: Today with the generous support of the Davos-based AO Foundation, WHO launches the Global Emergency and Trauma Care Initiative. Around the world acutely ill and injured people die every day due to a lack of timely emergency care. Among them are children and adults with injuries and infections, heart attacks and strokes, asthma and acute complications of pregnancy.Read more
The Journal of Injury and Violence Research (JIVR) is a peer-reviewed open-access medical journal covering all aspects of traumatology includes quantitative and qualitative studies in the field of clinical and basic sciences about trauma, burns, drowning, falls, occupational/road/ sport safety, youth violence, child/elder abuse, child/elder injuries, intimate partner abuse/sexual violence, self-harm, suicide, patient safety, safe communities, consumer safety, disaster management, terrorism, surveillance/burden of injury and all other intentional and unintentional injuries.
7 DECEMBER 2018 | Geneva, Switzerland - A new report by the World Health Organization (WHO) indicates road traffic deaths continue to rise, with an annual 1.35 million fatalities. The WHO Global status report on road safety 2018 highlights that road traffic injuries are now the leading killer of children and young people aged 5-29 years.Read more
5 NOVEMBER 2018 | Bangkok, Thailand - Violence and injuries take the lives of more than 13000 people around the world each day. In an effort to prevent them, experts gather for Safety 2018 to share the latest evidence and experiences from programmes which have demonstrated success in saving lives.Read more