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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

In government hospitals, injuries
account for 1 out of 6 admissions, and 1 of 9 deaths

Road traffic deaths kill on average on person in Sri Lanka every 4.5 hours.

  Conference - 2008 Regional Primary Trauma Care

Conference Objectives

To promote effecti ve trauma care regionally and globally with the aim of saving lives.

Conference Structure

Presentation of activities conducted by each country, promoting discussion among global partners with a view to improving standards of trauma care, planning and future strategies.

Target Audience

Specialist Doctors, mainly Consultant Surgeons, Anaesthetists, Physicians, Nurses and others who work in trauma care.


Please use the below provided application form and send it by email as soon as possible to

Deadline for the applications are 1st September 2008. Please note that we will only consider complete applications received in due time.

Abstract Submission

Abstract of presentations not more than 250 words should be submitted by the 1st of September 2008 by e-mail to


The Trans Asia Hotel has been selected as the venue for the Conference . The hotel is located at a distance of 30 kilometer from the Bandaranayake International Airport and in the city of Colombo.

Phone: +94 112491000 ;+94 773012890
Contact person: Mr. Deepal Fernando


The hotels have been contacted to supply accommodation for the delegates. Please note only a limited number of rooms have been contracted for accommodation of the delegates. Therefore all confirmations will be based on first come-first serve basis & also on receipt of early reservation.

For more information:


Cost of registration, meals during theconference hours and conference material will be covered by the sponsors. Participants are encouraged to secure their own funding for travel and accommodation.

Contact information

Conference Secretariat

Telephone: +94 112805857, +94 112805858
Fax : +94 112805788


Click on the respective link to download the required document in PDF format.

1. Application Form
2. Brochure-RPTCC
3. Invitation-RPTCC


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