Trauma is a leading cause of death. Worldwide 5.1 million people
die every year due to Road Traffic Injuries. Another 50 million
people are seriously injured every year and lose their livelihood.
In India, there is a vehicular crash every 3 minutes, and a death
every 6 minutes .Nearly 300 people die every day and more than
5000 people are seriously injured.In fact, India is right at the
top of the Global Road Traffic Injury Mortality. The need for
an educated, informed and scientific approach towards trauma management
is an urgent need of the hour & imperative.
(As Per ITACCS India 2009: Kolkata:22nd & 23rd August