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    Preventing Road Traffic Injuries in Africa.
    • Adam L Kushner
    • Other Contributors:
      • Isaac Kofi Yankson and Jeffrey D. Witte

    As noted in the recently released WHO and UNICEF World Report on Child Injury Prevention, globally, road traffic injuries (RTI) are the leading cause of death among 10-19 year-olds with more than 260,000 children dying from RTIs each year. (1) In addition, an estimated 10 million more children are non-fatally injured. Africa has the world's highest RTI mortality rate at 28.3 per 100,000 (2), yet relatively few resources...

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