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Research on preventing road traffic injuries in developing countries is needed

BMJ 2004; 328 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.328.7444.895 (Published 08 April 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;328:895
  1. Pablo Perel, MSc epidemiology student,
  2. Megan McGuire, MSc epidemiology student (megan.mcguire@lshtm.ac.uk),
  3. Koshy Eapen, MSc epidemiology student,
  4. Alexandre Ferraro, MSc epidemiology student
  1. MSc Epidemiology Unit, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London WC1E 7HT

    EDITOR—The dedication of the World Health Organization's World Health Day 2004 to road safety is recognition of the global threat of road traffic injuries. Increasing population size, vehicle ownership, road infrastructure, and transnational transportation have created a substantial public health burden. However, little epidemiological research has been conducted into …

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