World Trauma Day
World Trauma Day is held on October 17. This event in the second decade of the month October is annual. Help us
World Trauma Day annual events started from 2011 in New Delhi.
Trauma refers to any kind of injury to the body. The cause of the injury could vary from road accidents to fires, violence and hate crimes. According to National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB), about 1,37,000 people died in road accidents in India in 2013. Every day, more than 400 people die in road accidents across India on average. Many of these deaths can be prevented if the victim gets immediate first-aid. These are the emergency helpline numbers you can call: 112 for pan India emergency assistance, 100 for the police, 108 for an ambulance.
Similar holidays and events, festivals and interesting facts
Edge Day on October 17 (International observance, Straight Edge Movement);
Pharmacy Technician Day on October 17 (PTDay was first endorsed by Pharmacy Technician Educators Association, American Association of Pharmacy Technicians, Inc. – AAPT and Pharmacy Technician Certification Board in 2015. It has been observed the third Tuesday in October since 1991);
World Menopause Day on October 18 (doctors call for women to take action at menopause, to prevent health problems in later life);
Women's Global Happiness Day on October 18 (directed against the epidemic of depression among women. The idea that arose in 2017 belongs to Carin Rockind)