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Zambia Road Safety MoU to launch September 8

2 September 2014

'It has been a long road, but we will now have in place a robust and comprehensive plan with firm multi-sectoral commitment to take action to address the road safety situation in Zambia' stated GRSP Zambia Coordinator, Aaron Samiyengo following the announcement of the date for the long awaited launch of the Zambia Road Safety MoU. 

The Zambia Road Safety MoU has been developed in alignment with a set of six resolutions drawn up in 2013 by a select group of key stakeholders including the lead agency, the Road Traffic Safety Authority (RTSA), the Sub Saharan Africa Transport Policy programme,

An invitation from Johns Hopkins International Injury Research Unit

1 September 2014

The International Symposium on Road Safety in Low- and Middle-income Countries

October 16, 2014, Feinstone Hall, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore

Featuring a string of international experts, sessions include:

  • Risk factors for road traffic injuries
  • Post injury care / trauma care
  • Monitoring and evaluation for road safety

Click here for more details and to register.

Road safety a theme during Hari Raya Aidilfitri celebrations in Malaysia

1 September 2014

The Festival of the Breaking of the Fast, called Hari Raya Aidilfitri, is a religious holiday celebrated by Muslims. Hari Raya literally means ‘celebration day’, and Hari Raya Aidilfitri is the day that marks the end of Ramadan, the Islamic holy month of dawn-to-sunset fasting. Hari Raya Aidilfitri is considered one of the two most important celebrations for Muslims, and is one of the biggest holidays in Malaysia.

The festival and celebrations were the perfect backdrop for the Malaysian Red Crescent to launch its first road safety campaign working in collaboration with GRSP Malaysia and the

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