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Cost of Traffic Injuries in Latin America

By Esteban Diez-Roux and Kavi Bahlla


This presentation was given by Esteban Diez-Roux and Kavi Bahlla at the Ibero-American Road Safety Conference (CISEV) which took place in Bogota, Colombia in June, 2012. This presentation describes how the high rate of traffic accidents in Latin America places a burden on economies in the region. The authors present the methods and results of a study which assigns a monetary cost to these deaths and injuries as a percent of GDP. The presentation ends with conclusions and implications.

Topics: Health Care, Cuidado de salud, Roads & Highways, Carreteras y autopistas
Year: 2013
OAI identifier: oai:brik.iadb.org:iadb/72998
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