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Motorcycle Helmet Survey
Trauma Secretariat completes Motorcycle Helmet Survey.
 
   
     
Fast Facts
     
 

Trauma is the leading cause of
hospitalization in Sri Lanka.

Trauma accounts for almost
600,000 patients per year in
Government Hospitals.

Most moderate to severe trauma
results from Road Traffic Crashes.

Road traffic crashes have increased by 249% between 1977 and 2004..

Road traffic fatalities increased by
160%

 
 
  Introduction
A comprehensive trauma care system is set up by
integrating prevention, pre-hospital care, hospital care and rehabilitation into one system that
includes surveillance and policy development.
 
Vision
 
     
 
The vision of the national Trauma Secretariat of Sri Lanka is that timely, appropriate, quality and cost-effective medical care is provided to trauma victims by a coordinated, sustainable trauma system with improved preparedness.
 
     
 
Contact Details
 
Trauma Secretariat
of Sri Lanka

National Hospital,
Accident & Orthopaedic Service,
Regent Street,
Colombo 8, Sri Lanka

Phone: +94 011-269-2534
Fax: +94 011-269-2534

Email: info@traumaseclanka.gov.lk
 
Primary Trauma Care
Regional Conference
 
The Trauma Secretariat will host the Regional Primary Trauma Care conference in Colombo, Sri Lanka from December 5-7, 2008 drawing the regional and world experts on Trauma Care in developing countries. Registration is on. Fore more details click the following link
 

Primary Trauma Care
Regional Conference
Date: December 5-7, 2008
Venue: Trans Asia Hotel, Colombo

 
   
 
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