Trauma is a global crisis. It's with no doubt the leading cause of years of life lost, exceeding infectious and non-infectious diseases combined. The implementations of strict preventive measures and the medical advancement have drastically reduced the trauma casualties in the westerns hemisphere. However, the trauma is still the main killer in Saudi Arabia with lasting medical and none medical consequences.
Initiated by the Center of Excellence in Research of Trauma and Accidents and under the umbrella of the Faculty of Medicine at King Abdulaziz University, the Trauma Student House (TSH) was established, which aims to raise awareness and serve the students and the community through research, conferences and volunteer campaigns that improve the quality of education and training through a qualified elite of faculty members.