When people think of an epidemic, HIV/AIDS, malaria or obesity may come to mind. But, road traffic injuries from cars and motorcycles contribute to millions of deaths a year – with a particularly high rate of death and disability in low-income countries.
In a new video series highlighting DGHI research, DGHI faculty member Catherine Lynch explains the burden of road traffic injuries in low- and middle-income countries and the challenges of addressing the problem. What do we know about the issue? How is Duke working to address the problem? Watch our short video below to find out. Also learn more about our work in injury and other areas of research.