A situation assessment of assistive technology in Georgia

WHO Regional Office for Europe

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May 2023
50 p

This publication summarizes the situation of the assistive technology system in Georgia as of August 2021, and the findings of a household survey on assistive technology conducted in March 2021. It describes the current resources, needs, gaps and opportunities in the area of assistive technology in Georgia, and provides recommendations on how to strengthen the system. The situational analysis was conducted under the leadership of the Ministry of Internally Displaced Persons from the Occupied Territories, Labor, Health and Social Affairs, with technical support from WHO Regional Office for Europe and WHO Country Office in Georgia. The data was collected through interviews with assistive technology users, providers, professionals and policy makers. The report is divided into 5 chapters addressing different aspects of the assistive technology system: policy, products, provision, personnel and the findings of the household survey on the population needs.

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