RMI Hosts Awareness Session on Road Traffic Accidents
The Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Department at RMI organised an awareness session on road traffic accidents on 12 August. Senior officials from the Peshawar traffic police participated in the event.
During the session, Dr. Zubair Durrani, Dr. Umar Bashir, Dr. Umar Ullah, and other faculty staff engaged in a detailed discussion about injuries that occur after road traffic accidents. The doctors explained how individuals become victims of severe injuries following road traffic accidents, such as head injuries, facial injuries, and spinal cord injuries.
SP Shazia Shahid, who was the chief guest at the event, said that the traffic police conduct awareness sessions in educational institutes to educate people about road traffic accidents. She stressed the importance of wearing helmets and seat belts to prevent injuries in road traffic accidents.
Dr. Zubair Durrani, in his speech, lamented lack of awareness among public about road traffic accidents. Dr. Durrani said that if doctors and traffic police collaborate to raise awareness, there will be a significant reduction in road accidents. He also urged the government to take steps to improve road infrastructure and make it safer for motorists and pedestrians.
The awareness session was attended by a large number of people, including students and RMI officials. It was a valuable opportunity for people to learn about the dangers of road traffic accidents and how to prevent them.