A brief introduction to facts behind the global unmet need for assistive technology and the WHO response in coordination the Global Cooperation on Assistive Technology (GATE).
This fact sheet provides key facts and an overview about autism spectrum disorders. Associated epidemiology, causes, assessment and management, social and economic impacts are briefly covered. The human rights of people with ASD are discussed and the WHO Resolution on autism spectrum disorders (WHA67.8) is introduced.
This factsheet highlights the issue of disabilities among refugees and conflict-affected population. It emphasizes actions undertaken by the Women’s Refugee Commission (WRC) and highlights their next steps in disability inclusion
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"This document outlines action for all humanitarian actors to take (general) as well as for those active in the following sectors: protection, shelter, water and sanitation, food and nutrition, non-food items, health services, education and livelihoods"
This fact sheet features a set of useful tips and strategies for the implementation of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities - based on the experience of implementing the Convention on the Rights of the Child. Specifically, it outlines the obligations of governments who have signed the treaty and information on how best to advocate on key issues
This policy briefing illustrates how civil society organisations play an instrumental role in scaling up effective national HIV responses. It demonstrates how the Alliance-linking organisation, Initiative Privée et Communautaire Contre le VIH/SIDA (IPC) successfully implemented the World Bank Multi-Country HIV/AIDS Program (MAP) in Burkina Faso. It shows the role that non-governmental organisations (NGOs) can play as intermediaries between civil society, governments and international donors in channeling funding and technical support
This factsheet describes eleven key principles of micro finance. It is a user-friendly document that would be helpful for people interested in general information about micro finance
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