Violence and Injury Prevention

NGOs meet to discuss road safety

18-19 September 2003

In pursuit of a global partnership for road safety, WHO hosted a consultative meeting with 12 NGOs dedicated to advocacy around road traffic injury prevention. The consultation identified key areas for joint activities in data collection and research, services for victims and advocacy. The NGOs committed themselves to plan and participate fully in the events of World Health Day 2004, to be observed on 7 April 2004 on the theme of Road Safety.