TITLE

Traffic accidents in Iran, a decade of progress but still challenges ahead

AUTHOR(S)
Lankarani, Kamran B.; Sarikhani, Yaser; Peimani, Payam; Ahmadi, Seyed Mehdi; Heydari, Seyed Taghi; Joulaie, Hasan; Maharlouei, Najmeh; Khorasani-Zavareh, Davoud; Soori, Hamid; Davoudi-kiakalayeh, Ali; Masoumi, Gholamreza
PUB. DATE
February 2014
SOURCE
Medical Journal of the Islamic Republic of Iran;2014, Vol. 28, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Iran has had incremental incidence of traffic accident mortality since introduction of mechanization about a century ago. But the newest data from Iran show decrease in the absolute number of deaths, death per 10,000 vehicles and death per 100, 000 populations. Despite its huge impact on health and economy, research in the field of traffic crashes is still scant and there are still deficiencies in problem oriented research on traffic accidents. Actual cooperation of policy makers, executive bodies and academician could build platform for intersectoral discussion of different aspects of traffic accidents and could reduce burden of traffic accidents.
ACCESSION #
111954046

 

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