World Trauma Day is celebrated on 17th October every year. The day marks the increasing rate of accidents and injuries causing death and disability across the world and the need to prevent them. SDC Foundation organized a special webinar session with Dr. Mahesh Kuriyal, Consultant – Neuro Surgeon, MD, Combined Medical Institute, Dehradun and Dr. Madhur Uniyal, Assistant Professor, Trauma Surgery, AIIMS Rishikesh. The discussion was moderated by Anoop Nautiyal, Founder, SDC Foundation.
In past, SDC Foundation has been engaged in awareness and research on road safety in Uttarakhand. Dr. Mahesh and Dr. Madhur highlighted the reasons for increasing road accidents in the state and response to such cases. Both the experts shared some case studies and recommendations to strengthen the system.