Epidemiology of injuries presenting to the national hospital in Kampala, Uganda: Implications for research and policy

by Renee Y. Hsia, Doruk Ozgediz, Milton Mutto, Sudha Jayaraman, Patrick Kyamanywa, Olive C. Kobusingye
International Journal of Emergency Medicine ()


Despite the growing burden of injuries in LMICs, there are still limited primary epidemiologic data to guide health policy and health system development. Understanding the epidemiology of injury in developing countries can help identify risk factors for injury and target interventions for prevention and treatment to decrease disability and mortality.

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