Join WHO on Twitter for a live #RoadSafetyChat tomorrow!

Join WHO on Twitter for a live #RoadSafetyChat tomorrow!

After the launch of the Global Status Report on Road Safety, the World Health Organization are running an exclusive Twitter chat with Dr Tami Toroyan focusing on the key findings of the report and answering questions from people all around the world via tweets. You can take part tomorrow (26th March 2013 - 14.00 - 15.00 GMT).

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The Global Status Report for Road Safety was published on 14th March 2013

The Global Status Report on Road Safety is the most comprehensive report covering 182 countries around the world and accounting for almost 99% of the world population. Conducted by the World Health Organization, the report provides the low down on global statistics related to road safety alongside individual country profiles documenting mortality rates, road safety laws and other facets of road safety. The document will be used all across the world as a baseline of research and statistics relating to road safety.

In an increasingly engaging movement, the findings of this report becomes even more accessible via the World Health Organization's live Twitter chat tomorrow.

Dr Tami Toroyan of VIP will answer questions on Twitter on the Global status report on road safety 2013 on Tuesday, 26 March 2013, 15.00-16.00 CET Geneva time (14.00-15.00 UTC/GMT).

Join the live chat using the hashtag #roadsafetychat.

A Twitter chat is simple, if you are a regular Tweeter, that is, posting status updates, news, views, opinions and links in 140 characters or less, then you will be well accustomed to take part in tomorrow's Twitter chat.

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Topics to be discussed

  • Key findings from the Global status report on road safety 2013
  • Global status report on road safety 2013 and Decade of Action for Road Safety 2011-2020
  • The way forward: report recommendations

How to participate

Send your questions as tweets to @UNRSC using the hashtag #roadsafetychat.

If you are unable to join the live chat, leave questions on the Decade of Action for Road Safety 2011-2020 Facebook page or email them to

After the chat, a summary of the discussion will be available on Storify.

YOURS will be taking part in the chat and we encougare our network to do so too!

This event has now taken place and you can view the tweets and the see the conversation here on Storify.

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