AIPF Viet Nam
Injury is a leading cause of death and disability in Viet Nam estimated to have contributed to 12.8% of all deaths in 2010, more than double the number of deaths associated with communicable disease (5.6%). According to the Viet Nam National Injury Survey (VNIS) 2010, more than 35,000 injury deaths occurred each year. Road traffic injuries, falls and drowning are among the top causes of death. Violence agaist women, as well as other forms of inter-personal violence, are also commmon.