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The key informant child disability project in Bangladesh and Pakistan

MACTAGGART, Islay
MURTHY, GVS
2013

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The Key Informant Method (KIM) has previously been tested by CBM, LSHTM and others, and found to be a valid method for the identification of children with severe visual impairment and blindness in Bangladesh, using community volunteers in the place of a door-to-door survey. This report outlines a study that set out to expand this and test whether voluntary, community-level Key Informants (KIs) could be trained to effectively identify children with moderate or severe physical impairments, sensory impairments (visual and hearing) or epilepsy in Bangadesh and Pakistan, and if so whether this process could be used to assess prevalence and plan appropriate referral services for children meeting these criteria

International disability rights compendium 2003

CENTER FOR INTERNATIONAL REHABILITATION
LANDMINE SURVIORS NETWORK
REHABILITATION INTERNATIONAL
2003

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This compendium has three main sections. The first provides background information on the International Disability Rights Monitor (IDRM) project; the second features information that is specific to the needs of disable people and the third gives an overview of disability related legislation and policies in 53 countries and includes a comparative analysis of these laws. This resource would be useful for anyone with an interest in disability, policy development and human rights

Key informant method

INTERNATIONAL CENTRE FOR EVIDENCE IN DISABILITY (ICED)

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"The Key Informant Method (KIM) is a method that has previously been validated in the identification of children with severe visual impairment and blindness using trained, community volunteers in the place of a door-to-door survey. KIM has been developed by a number of organisations working together to enable states and state parties to formulate suitable policies and programs. The ICED is working with a number of partners using KIM in different settings"
This website provides information about recent KIM projects and related resources

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