ALERT – Calling for inclusion and accessibility in cities : HI joins #Cities4All

ALERT – Calling for inclusion and accessibility in cities : HI joins #Cities4All

Posted by: on Feb 12, 2019 | No Comments

Cities and local authorities are increasingly recognised as crucial actors in the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals.

FOCUS ON ROAD SAFETY: The opportunity is now to reverse the trend of deaths and injuries

FOCUS ON ROAD SAFETY: The opportunity is now to reverse the trend of deaths and injuries

Posted by: on Jan 14, 2019 | No Comments

The Global Status Report on Road Safety, released in December 2018, leaves no doubt: the number of road traffic deaths and injuries remains unacceptably high, engendering many situations of suffering, poverty and exclusion across the world.

ALERT – WHO Global status report on road safety 2018: global road traffic death on the rise

ALERT – WHO Global status report on road safety 2018: global road traffic death on the rise

Posted by: on Dec 7, 2018 | No Comments

The report, published today, indicates that 1.35 million people die on the road each year. Road traffic injuries are now the leading killer of children and youth aged 5 to 29 years.

FOCUS ON – Addressing transport safety and accessibility for persons with disabilities

FOCUS ON – Addressing transport safety and accessibility for persons with disabilities

Posted by: on Nov 27, 2018 | No Comments

The intersection between health, disability and transport has significant challenges for persons with disabilities living in low- and middle-income countries, where road infrastructure is poor and travel unsafe. The Journey Access Tool (JAT) combines access and road safety audit approaches to identify barriers to transport on journeys taken by persons with disabilities.