The World Health Organization predicts that unintentional injuries arising from road traffic incidents will rise to take third place in the rank order of international disease burden by the year 2030.

The World Health Organization predicts that unintentional injuries arising from road traffic incidents will rise to take third place in the rank order of international disease burden by the year 2030.

Drill cover in use during an orthopaedic surgery in Mulago, Uganda. Photo by Thomas O'Hara

A drill cover developed at CHHM by a group of Engineers in Scrubs offers a practical and economical solution to the orthopaedic surgeries that are often required after traffic accidents.

Learn more about the work of UBC's Orthopaedic and Injury Biomechanics Group.

Learn more about the significant needs the Drill Cover is addressing.