Motor vehicles accidents

According to How we Die, 35 percent of trauma in the United States is caused by automobiles and 7 percent by motorcycles. (10% of trauma is from gunshots and another 10% is from stabbings. Pedestrians suffer 7-8% of the major injuries, and 17% occurs as the result of falls. The other 15% is from industrial … Read more

Work fatalities

According to the International Labour Organization, the workplace deathtoll of 1.1 million deaths exceeds the average annual deaths from road accidents (999,000), war (502,000), violence (563,000) and HIV/AIDS (312,000). Approximately one-quarter of those deaths result from exposure to hazardous substances which cause such disabling illnesses as cancer and cardiovascular, respiratory and nervous-system disorders. Workers suffer … Read more


Due to religious and social pressures, suicide is a largely under-reported phenomenon in our society. It is considered a sin or immoral act in many religions, and a crime in some jurisdictions whereas it is the mostly the result of our insane and corrupted society damage on individuals. Suicide is frequently highly stigmatized, and those … Read more


An epidemic is the rapid spread of disease to a large number of people in a given population within a short period of time; in meningococcal infections, an attack rate in excess of 15 cases per 100,000 people for two consecutive weeks is considered an epidemic. A pandemic is a type of epidemic (one with … Read more

Natural disasters

If we look at the average over the past decade, approximately 50,000 people globally died every year from natural disasters — earthquakes, volcanic eruptions, hurricanes, tsunamis, floods, wildfires and droughts, each year. This represents around 0.1% of global deaths. This was, however, highly variable to high-impact events and ranged from 0.01% to 0.4% of total … Read more


A report issued by the United Nations Office on Drug and Crime in July 2019 documented that nearly 464,000 people around the world were killed in homicides in 2017, a number significantly in excess of the 89,000 killed in armed conflicts and terrorism combined during the same period. Globally, 0.7% deaths in 2019 were the … Read more


Waging war has been the main occupation of man since the first recorded civilizations. According to the Oxford English Dictionary, “war” is defined as A state of armed conflict between different countries or different groups within a country. A state of competition or hostility between different people or groups. A sustained campaign against an undesirable … Read more


According to the 1948 Convention, genocide means any of the following acts committed with intent to destroy, in whole or in part, a national, ethnical, racial or religious group, as such: Killing members of the group; Causing serious bodily or mental harm to members of the group; Deliberately inflicting on the group conditions of life … Read more