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The Road Safety Cent: Management and Financing of Road Safety in Low-Income Countries

This document focuses on the financing of road safety management and intervention in low-income countries, and provides policy-makers with financial tools and strategies to help fund national road safety strategies and agendas.  ...Read more
Type: Guidelines and Manuals, Author: Dr. Gunter Zietlow, Organization: GTZ, Published in 2017
Related theme(s): Governance, Road Safety

Measuring road safety performance through regional observatory in Latin America

Abstract: The epidemic of road injury in the Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) countries is rising at an alarming rate (40percent increase in 2010 compared to 1990) and is now one of the leading causes of death among young adults as confirmed by recent global reports on road safety. Besides being a ...Read more
Type: Position Papers, Author: Raffo, Veronica; Bose, Dipan; Shotten, Marc, Organization: World Bank, Published in 2017
Related theme(s): Road Safety

Meeting the management challenges of the Decade of Action for Road Safety

Abstract: In low- and middle-income countries, the high price paid for mobility in terms of human loss and suffering is forecast to rise to unprecedented levels. More than 50 million deaths and 500 million serious injuries on the world's roads can be projected with some certainty over ...Read more
Type: Position Papers, Author: Tony Bliss, Jeanne Breen, Organization: IATSS, Published in 2017
Related theme(s): Road Safety

Implementing the Recommendations of the World Report on Road Traffic Injury Prevention: Country Guidelines for the Conduct of Road Safety Management Capacity Reviews and the Specification of Lead Agency Reforms, Investment Strategies, and Safe System Projects

The World Health Organization (WHO) and the World Bank jointly issued the world report on road traffic injury prevention on world health day 2004, dedicated by the WHO to the improvement of global road safety. The report's publication signaled a growing concern in the global community about the ...Read more
Type: Guidelines and Manuals, Author: Bliss, Tony; Breen, Jeanne; , Organization: World Bank , Published in 2017
Related theme(s): Road Safety

Road traffic injury prevention training manual

This WHO training manual is based on The World Report on Road Traffic Injury Prevention, and many sections of this manual deal with road safety management, including Units in the manual entitled, “Importance of Evidence as a Foundation for Prevention,” “Multisectoral Collaboration, ...Read more
Type: Guidelines and Manuals, Author: Dinesh Mohan, Geetam Tiwari, Meleckidzedeck Khayesi and Fredrick Muyia Nafukho, Organization: WHO, Published in 2017
Related theme(s): Road Safety

Brasilia Declaration on Road Safety

Hosted by the Government of Brazil on 18-19 November 2015 in Brasilia, Brazil, and co-sponsored by WHO, the 2nd Global High-Level Conference on Road Safety represented a historic opportunity to chart progress at the mid-point of the Decade of Action for Road Safety 2011-2020. At the close of the ...Read more
Type: Policy and Regulations, Organization: WHO, Published in 2017
Related theme(s): Governance, Road Safety

Emergency Transport Scheme (ETS) in Gombe State, Nigeria [2009- 2011]

(Part 4  – Final Monitoring and Evaluation) In Gombe State, Northern Nigeria, a two year Maternal and Neonatal Health (MNH) Learning Project has been in place since late 2009. The two year project concluded in 2011. Recognising that only a small percentage (17%) of births occurs at hea ...Read more
Type: Case Studies, Organization: Transaid Worldwide Services Ltd , Published in 2017
Related theme(s): Road Safety

Extending Emergency Transport Services for Safe Motherhood in Jigawa State, Nigeria [2003- 2005]

Case Study: A safe motherhood scoping mission undertaken in Jigawa in June 2003 found that emergency obstetric care (EOC) services were inadequate in number and quality throughout the state and that barriers to utilisation of these services by the women who needed them were substantial. In response ...Read more
Type: Case Studies, Organization: Transaid Worldwide Services Ltd , Published in 2017
Related theme(s): Road Safety

Ten strategies for keeping children safe on the road (2015)

Safer roads for all will mean safer roads for children. The Global Plan for the Decade of Action for Road Safety 2011–2020 highlights what’s needed to improve road safety for everyone. For governments, this includes legislating around key risks such as speeding, drinking and driving, hel ...Read more
Type: Guidelines and Manuals, Organization: WHO, Published in 2017
Related theme(s): Road Safety

Strengthening road safety legislation: a summary for government decision-makers (2014)

The manual Strengthening road safety legislation describes methods and resources for enacting new laws or regulations or amending existing ones as part of a comprehensive road safety strategy. It recommends a stepwise approach to assessing and improving legislation on risk factors for road traffic i ...Read more
Type: Guidelines and Manuals, Organization: WHO, Published in 2017
Related theme(s): Governance, Road Safety