CBR: a strategy for rehabilitation, equalization of opportunities, poverty reduction and social inclusion of people with disabilities - Joint Position paper 2004.

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TitleCBR: a strategy for rehabilitation, equalization of opportunities, poverty reduction and social inclusion of people with disabilities - Joint Position paper 2004.
Publication TypeBook
AuthorsILO, UNESCO, World Health Organization
Place PublishedGeneva
PublisherWorld Health Organization
Year of Publication2004
Number of Pages27 p.
Type of Worke-publication
Publication Languageeng
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KeywordsCommunity Health Services, Disabled Persons, Human Rights, Participation, Rehabilitation
Abstract

This ILO/UNESCO/WHO publication focuses on community-based rehabilitation as an effective strategy for increasing opportunities for people with disabilities. The document emphasizes the importance of the direct participation of people with disabilities in planning and implementing community-based rehabilitation programmes, the need for increased collaboration among sectors providing services, and the need for government support and development of national policies.

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