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Today is World Trauma Day

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World Trauma Day is observed every year on 17th October. This day draws attention tothe increasing rate of accidents and injuries across the world, causing death and disability, as well as the need to prevent them.

Every year, nearly 5 million people die from injuries worldwide. In India, one million people die and 20 million are hospitalized every year as a result of injuries. The burden of disease due to trauma is increasing at a startling rate. World Trauma Day emphasizes the significance of saving and protecting lives during the critical moments and applying crucial measures to deal with and avoid fatalities due to trauma … (nhp.gov.in; www.gov.za)

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