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Reducing the burden of road traffic injury: translating high-income country interventions to middle-income and low-income countries
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    Simple Ways for Saving Lives
    • Rizaldy Pinzon, Neurologist
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      • Yogyakarta Indonesia 55224

    The article of Dr. Stevenson's is very interesting. This article showed that intervention increasing the use of safe belt. Traumatic brain injury is one of the most leading causes of death and disability in developing countries. In Indonesia, there are numerous reports that showed high mortality is correlated with unsafe practice of driving or motorcycling. Previous report showed that the use of safety belts is the single...

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    Seat belt wearing in other Chinese cities

    The article documenting the successful seat belt intervention and attributable increase in wearing in Guanghzhou, China is a substantial contribution to road safety in middle-income and low-income countries. The reported increase in seat belt wearing is particularly significant in the context of documented declines over 3 years (2005-2007) in two other eastern seaboard Chinese cities, Nanjing, Jiangsu Province and Zhousha...

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