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A World Health Organization Collaborating Center for Injuries, Violence and Accident Prevention

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Road Safety Legislation Course

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The World Health Organization (WHO) in collaboration with the Johns Hopkins International Injury Research Unit (JH-IIRU) is pleased to offer a free, online course developed to support capacity building in the field of road safety legislation. The course will allow participants to become familiar with how to develop evidence-based road safety laws and regulations and country-specific examples on how road safety is addressed in the legal sphere. 

This free, self-paced course is open to anyone interested in road safety legislation. 

How is it organized?

This course includes 4 multimedia educational models which cover:

  • Basic road safety facts
  • The importance of legislation in road safety
  • The evidence base for key road safety risk factor and post-crash care laws; factors to consider when prioritizing legislative changes
  • How to advocate for improvements, including how to engage media in these efforts

Participants receive an individualized certificate upon successful completion of the course.

Watch the webinar launch of the course. 

For additional information, contact roadsafetylaw@who.int

Launch the course here.

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