- Around 500,000 people suffer from spinal cord injury around the world each year, those affected by the disability in the UAE are mainly caused by road accidents and fall, according to Jasmine Al Kuttab published in Khaleej Times.
- Spinal cord injured patients admitted in Neuro-Spinal Hospital during the period February 2003 till December 2014 was 232 patients. UAE locals were 114 (49%), expats 118 (51%) conducted through research by Kaydar M Al-Chalabi published in International Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation.
- The estimated annual incidence of hospitalized spinal injuries in Al Ain City was 17.4/100,000 persons per year through a study published in World Journal of Emergency Surgery.
- There are 46 220 incidence count and 102 902 prevalence count of Traumatic Brain Injuries from 1990 -2016 published by The Lancet Neurology in November 26, 2018.
Date: November 30, 2017
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