Speaking at the inaugural function of the Trauma Care Centre Building at the Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital in the capital recently, the Union Minister for Health & Family Welfare, Dr. Anbumani Ramadoss said even though trauma victims were being treated in this hospital earlier also, their quality of care will now make giant strides because of provision of all the modern facilities and availability of doctors belonging to different specialties round-the-clock.Congratulating all those who have contributed to the commissioning of this facility, the Minister added, it will be an important milestone in the development and achievements of the hospital. This Trauma Care Centre is only the third of its kind in Delhi. In terms of equipment, it will have the latest state-of-the-art gadgets for providing world-class services. One of the exceptional components of this Trauma Care Centre is the ICU with most advanced monitoring equipment, which will be available for the care of the critically injured patient. There has been a long felt need of comprehensive Trauma Centres in Delhi to take care of emergencies arising out of modern day road traffic accidents, the number of which is ever increasing because of the busy and fast paced life of Delhi compounded by increasing number of vehicles. On an average, 1800 persons have been losing their life as a result of accidents in India.