This research examines the following aspects of transport in health and safety in SSA: Fatalities and injuries due to road crashes; Negative health outcomes attributable to pollution generated from rural transport; Need for accesses to healthcare facilities and treatment; and Health impacts of headloading.
After a brief introduction, the Methodology section discusses the project efforts conducted and the rationale of the approach taken. Summaries of the project tasks, literature review and gathering of expert opinions are then presented. The final section of the report proposes potential new research ideas organised into four general themes.
Jones, S.; Tedla, E.G.; Appiah-Opoku, S.; Tefe, M.K.; Walsh, J. Rural Transport Health and Safety in Sub-Saharan Africa. (2014) 160 pp.