Background

In Sri Lanka, injuries are a leading cause of death and the leading cause of hospitalisation. The growing burden of injury, especially road trauma, has been recognised by key stakeholders in Sri Lanka.

 

Key Objectives & Outcomes

The keynote presentations for the 2006 Annual Conference of the Sri Lanka College of Physicians addressed the theme of emergency and trauma care. Presentations were delivered by Professor Peter Cameron, Dr Gerard O’Reilly and Dr Gim Tan during the opening plenary of the conference.


Main Partner Orgnaisations(s)Sri Lanka College of Physicians

Geographic Location(s)Colombo, Sri Lanka

Chief Investigator(s)Professor Peter Cameron, Dr Gerard O’Reilly, Gim Tan

Main ContactDr Gerard O’Reilly

Year Commenced2006

Expected Completion2006

Research Funding BodyAusAID (ISSS)