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International: WHO’s World Report on Disability

Posted 12/6-11 at 23.30

The World Report on Disability, published jointly by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the World Bank on June 9th, addresses the need for better research and data on disability. It includes the first update of WHO's disability prevalence estimates for more than thirty years.

The World Report on Disability, published jointly by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the World Bank on June 9th, addresses the need for better research and data on disability. It includes the first update of WHO's disability prevalence estimates for more than thirty years.

The report also explores current evidence about disability, including on discrimination and barriers, identifies needs and provides an analysis of what works to improve the lives of disabled people in the areas of health, rehabilitation, support services, information, infrastructure, transportation, education and employment.

http://www.who.int/disabilities/world_report/2011/en/index.html

 

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