It is with pleasure that we invite you to the Cape Town Trauma Congress (CTTC) to be held on the 23rd and 24th of November 2017. The aim of the congress is to highlight the massive trauma contribution to the global and local burden of disease, the best evidence based management principles, and the need for prevention strategies.
Globally there are more deaths from trauma than from HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria combined and 90% of these trauma related deaths occur in low and middle income countries.
It is time for change and we welcome all pre-hospital providers, emergency doctors and nursing staff, surgeons, academics and governments to be a part of this movement
Andrew Nicol, Sithombo Maqungo and Sebastian Van As
This Congress is held under the auspices of the South African Orthopaedic Trauma Society and the Trauma Society of South Africa