Trauma is the leading cause of
hospitalization in Sri Lanka.
Trauma accounts for almost
600,000 patients per year in
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.