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Understanding and Bridging the Differences Between Country-reported and WHO-estimated Road Traffic Fatality Data

This document attempts to explain the disparity between WHO estimates and country-reported data on road traffic fatality and provide suggestions on what steps countries can take to strengthen their…

July 19, 2020

Road Safety Observatory
Final Report on Recommendations for Harmonized Definitions of Road Crash Data in Euro Med Partner Countries

Following a detailed diagnoses of road crash data systems in the region, the objective of this report is the analysis of international good practice regarding road safety data definitions and…

April 19, 2020

Road Safety Observatory
Guide for Road Safety Opportunities and Challenges: Low- and Middle-Income Country Profiles

The Guide for Road Safety Opportunities and Challenges: Low- and Middle-income Country Profiles gives a precise assessment on the magnitude and complexity of road safety challenges faced by low- and…

February 19, 2020

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Recommendations for a Common Data Collection System and Definitions

The objective of the report is to provide recommendations and guidelines for a minimum set of harmonised data collection procedures and standard definitions that could be applied in the short- to…

January 18, 2020

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3rd Multi-Country Workshop on Improving Civil Registration and Vital Statistics: Mortality from Road Crashes in Africa

This document summarizes attendees agenda and outcomes of the 3rd joint workshop between WHO and ARSO to address the discrepancies between police-reported and vital registration derived road fatality…

December 10, 2019

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Note on the Status of Road Safety Priorities in the Arab Region

In preparation for the 3rd meeting of the UNRSTF Advisory Board, this note summarizes issues related to the magnitude, the management systems in place and data collection-related issues for selected…

August 30, 2019

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Glossary for Transport Statistics: 5th Edition

The new 5th edition comprises 744 definitions and represents a point of reference for all those involved in transport statistics. In this edition, all transport modes chapters have been substantially…

July 11, 2019

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The Policy Coordinators Working Group

This document entitled "Why the Policy Coordinator " as conveys the title explain the reason why the policy coordinator was created during the last AGM of the observatory in Durban, South Africa. It…

June 28, 2019

Road Safety Observatory
The Data Coordinators Working Group

This document explains the reason why the ARSO data coordinator group was created at the last Annual Meeting of the observatory in Durban, South Africa. It shows the different country represented in…

June 28, 2019

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1st ARSO General Assembly

This document summarizes attendees, agenda and outcomes of the 1st General Assembly of ARSO held in South Africa, where governance decisions to ratify the Transitional Steering Committee until AU…

June 27, 2019

Road Safety Observatory
Workshop Report on Improving Civil Registration and Vital Statistics: Mortality from Road Crashes in Africa

This document summarizes attendees agenda and outcomes of the 2nd joint workshop between WHO and ARSO to address the discrepancies between police-reported and vital registration derived road fatality…

April 03, 2019

Road Safety Observatory
Final Report on Existing Best Practices, Methods and Tools for Collection and Processing of Reliable Data: Diagnoses of the Current Situation in Euro Med Countries and Recommendations on the Way Forward

Selected countries were sent a questionnaire and subject to detailed consultations to produce a country "diagnoses" in regards to the reliability, comparability, and robustness of existing road crash…

December 01, 2018

Road Safety Observatory
CARE Database: Common Accident Data Set (CaDaS) v3.7

The purpose of CARE system is to provide a powerful tool which would make it possible to identify and quantify road safety problems throughout the European roads.

November 29, 2018

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3rd ARSO Workshop in Marrakesh: Towards the Establishment of a Road Safety Observatory in Africa

This document summarizes attendees, agenda and outcomes of the 3rd workshop held in Morocco which culminated in the delivery of ARSO proposed by laws to the AU, approval of a 2019-2021 work plan and…

November 14, 2018

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Workshop for Outlining Strategies for Collecting and Improving Data on Road Traffic Deaths in Africa

This document summarizes attendees agenda and outcomes of the 1st joint workshop between WHO and ARSO to address the discrepancies between police-reported and vital registration derived road fatality…

November 14, 2018

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The Transitional Steering Committee

This document entitled "Why the Transitional Steering Committee " as conveys the title explain the reason why the  transitional steering committee was established  during the last African Road Safety…

November 14, 2018

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Status of Road Safety in the African Region

Based on data collected for the WHO's 2018 Global Status Report on Road Safety, this fact sheet summarizes road safety data for 44 African countries, representing 93.7% of the population in the…

August 13, 2018

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2nd ARSO Workshop in Abuja: Towards the Establishment of a Road Safety Observatory in Africa

This document summarizes attendees, agenda and outcomes of the 2nd workshop held in Nigeria which had an intense focus on the definition of a minimum number of crash-related variables to be collected…

July 02, 2018

Road Safety Observatory
1st ARSO Workshop in Dakar: Towards the Establishment of a Road Safety Observatory in Africa

This document summarizes attendees, agenda and outcomes of the 1st workshop held in Dakar which culminated with a Declaration on the intention to establish an all African countries road safety…

February 20, 2018

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Status of Road Safety in the African region

This WHO publication summarizes road safety data for 44 African countries.

January 01, 2018

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UN Voluntary Global Performance Targets for Road Safety Risk Factors, Service Delivery Mechanisms and Corresponding Indicators

This is a summary of the 12 road safety targets and their corresponding 34 indicators.

January 01, 2018