Most CBR experience has come from rural areas in developing countries. However, even in large cities specific population groups - such as people living in slums or low-income areas in the urban peripheries - may face difficulties in accessing rehabilitation services. To address this, the World Health Organization set up a number of pilot consultations and projects in seven countries (Indonesia, India, the Philippines, Brazil, Bolivia, Egypt and Kenya) in 1995. This document gives a report of a final meeting of representatives of these pilot projects.
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community strategies; community-based rehabilitation; urban; urban-rural poverty; urban development; urban planning; slum areas; community action; community participation; community programmes; community workers; community-based care; rehabilitation; rehabilitation approaches; rehabilitation services; empowerment; participation
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