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AUB: Partners with Save the Children Issue a Study on Child Road Deaths and Injuries in Lebanon

Dr. Samar Al Hajj from the American University of Beirut (AUB) – Faculty of Health Sciences (FHS), Graduate Public Health Program conducted a new study that is commissioned by Save the Children with the support from the FIA Foundation, on “Determining the Causes of Child Road Deaths and Injuries in Lebanon.​”

The report results were revealed at a special event on July 9, attended by representatives from the Lebanese government, road safety experts, and civil society organizations.

The study reviewed patient records from 30 hospital emer​gency departments across Lebanon to analyze injuries and deaths sustained by children as a result of road traffic incidents from 2015 to 2017, examining over 3,300 cases.

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