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The Country Representative of the World Health Organisation (WHO) to Nigeria, Dr Rui Gama Vuz has expressed commitment of the organisation to collaborating with the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) to address the challenges of authentic data on road traffic crashes in the country, saying the menace of road crashes has become a major public health issue to members of the global community.

Dr Vuz stated this while receiving the Corps Marshal of the FRSC, Boboye Oyeyemi who was on advocacy visit to the World Health Organisation Headquarters at Abuja, as part of his sensitisation programmes to streamline issues of authentic data on road traffic crashes in the country. According to the WHO Country Representative, the challenges of road traffic crashes have become a major public health issue that require the attention of the government and non-governmental organisations.

He stressed the need for a credible data on road traffic crashes in the country, assuring that the World Health Organisation is in full support of the efforts being made by the FRSC to ensure a credible data on road traffic crashes in the country. “We would support the FRSC in…………click to continue reading