Meeting report on the development of guidelines for community based rehabilitation (CBR) programmes


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This report discusses the links between poverty and disability, and community based rehabilitation (CBR). CBR is a strategy for socio-economic development and it is essentially about human rights. The key principles of CBR are poverty alleviation, education, health and rehabilitation and enabling people with disabilities to participate in the whole range of human activities. The report presents a CBR draft framework, a step-by-step practical guideline for CBR programme implementers. The meeting also identified steps to be taken to develop CBR guidelines

Meeting:Geneva, Switzerland1-2 November 2004 

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