Handicap International developed a policy paper based on its experience working closely with public authorities and civil society to improve the road safety sector in several countries.
ALERT – World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic victims : the testimony of Shoudchai Phanthavong, road traffic victim
Shoudchai Phanthavong was involved in a road traffic crash, at 29 years old. She has vivid memory of the post-crash scene, where 6 of her friends died for lack of emergency care.
Today, 20th of November, is dedicated to remembering the millions killed or injured in road crashes, their families and communities. It is also an opportunity to reflect on a safer road system.
Following the celebration of the first ever World Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) Day, Eric Weerts, Technical Referent on Emergency and Rehabilitation at Handicap International, has accepted to answer a few questions.