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Road traffic injuries in conflict areas
  1. Luis Manuel Rosa Sosa1,
  2. Junaid A Bhatti2,3
  1. 1Première Urgence-Aide Médicale Internationale (PU-AMI) France, Kabul, Afghanistan
  2. 2Public Health Solutions Pakistan (Pvt.) Limited, Lahore, Pakistan
  3. 3Douglas Hospital Research Center, McGill University, Addiction Research Program, Montreal, Canada
  1. Correspondence to Dr Luis Manuel Rosa Sosa, Première Urgence-Aide Médicale Internationale (PU-AMI), House 59, St. 5, D 10, Qala-e-Fatullah, Kabul, Afghanistan; afg.depmedco{at}, luis1979rosa{at}

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The United Nations (UN) has proclaimed the years 2011–2020 as the Decade of Action for Road Safety.1 The related public health actions are of particular importance to those living in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs).2 These actions are more focused on highly populated LMICs where development needs have been leading to increased motorisation, and consequently road traffic injury burden.1 While fatality counts and motorisation may be important aspects in deciding action priorities, such categorisation is likely to neglect a noticeable number of countries currently facing a wave of political violence …

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