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Title: Regional strategic framework on community-based rehabilitation (CBR) in the South-East Asia Region 2012-2017
Authors: World Health Organization, Regional Office for South-East Asia
Issue Date: 2012
Publisher: WHO Regional Office for South-East Asia
Place of publication: New Delhi
Language: English
Abstract: This publication deals with the multisectoral strategy that aims to promote and strengthen community-based rehabilitation in the SEA Region in order to improve the quality of life of people with disabilities and their families through access to health and rehabilitation services in Member States of the Region. The strategy focuses on the key areas under WHO's mandate, particularly health and rehabilitation. It includes promotion of disability-inclusive health policies and legislation, promotion of access to quality health and rehabilitation services in a barrier-free environment, promotion of participation and empowerment of persons with disabilities and their families/communities in all aspects of health care, development of relevant partnerships with other sectors for CBR and of knowledge management and information systems in its health component.
Gov't Doc #: SEA-Disabilities-4
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