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Emergency Transport Scheme (ETS) in Gombe State, Nigeria [2009- 2011]

(Part 4  – Final Monitoring and Evaluation) In Gombe State, Northern Nigeria, a two year Maternal and Neonatal Health (MNH) Learning Project has been in place since late 2009. The two year project concluded in 2011. Recognising that only a small percentage (17%) of births occurs at hea ...Read more
Type: Case Studies, Organization: Transaid Worldwide Services Ltd , Published in 2017
Related theme(s): Road Safety

Extending Emergency Transport Services for Safe Motherhood in Jigawa State, Nigeria [2003- 2005]

Case Study: A safe motherhood scoping mission undertaken in Jigawa in June 2003 found that emergency obstetric care (EOC) services were inadequate in number and quality throughout the state and that barriers to utilisation of these services by the women who needed them were substantial. In response ...Read more
Type: Case Studies, Organization: Transaid Worldwide Services Ltd , Published in 2017
Related theme(s): Road Safety

Ten strategies for keeping children safe on the road (2015)

Safer roads for all will mean safer roads for children. The Global Plan for the Decade of Action for Road Safety 2011–2020 highlights what’s needed to improve road safety for everyone. For governments, this includes legislating around key risks such as speeding, drinking and driving, hel ...Read more
Type: Guidelines and Manuals, Organization: WHO, Published in 2017
Related theme(s): Road Safety

Strengthening road safety legislation: a summary for government decision-makers (2014)

The manual Strengthening road safety legislation describes methods and resources for enacting new laws or regulations or amending existing ones as part of a comprehensive road safety strategy. It recommends a stepwise approach to assessing and improving legislation on risk factors for road traffic i ...Read more
Type: Guidelines and Manuals, Organization: WHO, Published in 2017
Related theme(s): Governance, Road Safety

Strengthening road safety legislation: a toolkit for road safety legislation workshops (2014)

Since 2012, the World Health Organization (WHO) has developed and led an annual workshop to support countries in the Bloomberg Philanthropies Global Road Safety Programme (BP-GRSP) in developing comprehensive legislation relating to the five main risk factors for road safety (speed, drink–driv ...Read more
Type: Guidelines and Manuals, Organization: WHO, Published in 2017
Related theme(s): Governance, Road Safety

Strengthening road safety legislation: a practice and resource manual for countries

Strengthening road safety legislation: a practice resource manual for countries describes methods and provides resources that practitioners and decision-makers can use for enacting new laws or amending existing ones as part of a comprehensive road safety strategy. In particular, it recommends a step ...Read more
Type: Guidelines and Manuals, Organization: WHO, Published in 2017
Related theme(s): Governance, Road Safety

Pedestrian safety: a road safety manual for decision-makers and practitioners

This manual equips the reader with necessary information on: the magnitude of pedestrian death and injury; key risk factors; how to assess the pedestrian safety situation in a country or area and prepare an action plan; and how to select, design, implement and evaluate effective interventions. The m ...Read more
Type: Guidelines and Manuals, Organization: WHO, Published in 2017
Related theme(s): Road Safety

Global Road Safety Facility Strategic Plan 2013-2020

Abstract: There is growing awareness worldwide that road traffic crashes and injuries represent an unacceptable, and underfunded, public health crisis. Ninety percent of deaths on roads occur in low- and middle-income countries. Road traffic injuries are already the leading cause of death among yout ...Read more
Type: Overviews and Activity Reports, Organization: Global Road Safety Facility (GRSF), Published in 2017
Related theme(s): Road Safety

Powered two- and three-wheeler safety: a road safety manual for decision-makers and practitioners

Powered two- and three-wheeler (PTW) fleets are growing rapidly in most parts of the world. PTWs are becoming one of the main means of transporting both people and goods and are attracting an increasingly varied user population. However, PTW users account for more than 286 000 deaths around the worl ...Read more
Type: Guidelines and Manuals, Organization: WHO, Published in 2017
Related theme(s): Governance, Road Safety

Post-crash response: supporting those affected by road traffic crashes (2016)

The Decade of Action for Road Safety 2011-2020 provides a framework for key activities that governments, international agencies, civil society organizations and other stakeholders can use to guide their efforts. Central to the framework is the Global Plan for the Decade of Action with its five &ldqu ...Read more
Type: Guidelines and Manuals, Organization: WHO, Published in 2017
Related theme(s): Road Safety