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Kenya: road-traffic accidents
RTAs exert a huge burden on the country's economy in terms of vehicle repairs, the treatment of injuries, and compensation claims. The annual economic costs are estimated to have risen from an equivalent of 1.6% of gross ...
Road traffic accidents in Kenya: An epidemiological appraisal
(Nairobi Medical Association of East Africa, 1995)
A descriptive analysis of road traffic accident (RTA) and injury data in Kenya was done using routine accident reports, official statistical abstracts, published and unpublished surveys. The characteristics of injury-producing ...
Conducting a roadside survey of drivers in Kenya: methods and experiences
(Oxford University Press, 1996-09-01)
Road traffic accidents (RTAs) are the leading cause of mortality in adolescents and young adults in all regions of the world and rank among the top five causes of death (Feachem et al. 1992; World Bank 1993). Traffic-related ...
Injuries in developing countries: policy response needed now
(Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 1996-11)
How important are injuries? The World Health Organization (WHO) predicts that injuries will be responsible for more deaths, morbidity and disability combined than communicable diseases by the year 2020. Injuries currently ...
Road traffic injuries in developing countries: a comprehensive review of epidemiological studies
(Blackwell Publishing Ltd, 1997-05)
Motor vehicle accidents are the leading cause of death in adolescents and young adults worldwide. Nearly three‐quarters of road deaths occur in developing countries and men comprise a mean 80% of casualties. This review ...
Road traffic injuries and alcohol in Eldoret, Kenya: epidemiology and policy analysis
(London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, 1997)
Road traffic “accidents” are a major cause of morbidity and mortality in Kenya, exerting a considerable burden on health care services. Human error is recognized as the leading cause. Alcohol is suspected to be an important ...