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Global campaign on Art 19

INCLUSION INTERNATIONAL

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The campaign on Article 19 is Inclusion International (II)'s project to look at how Article 19 of the United Nation Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities is implemented globally in different people's lives, and what needs to be done to make living independently and being included in the community a reality for everyone. This website features information about the campaign and self-advocacy, as well as related news and resources

Checklist for evaluating a mental health plan

FUNK, Michelle
et al

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This checklist assesses whether certain processes have been followed that could lead to the success of a mental health plan. It also highlights if various content issues have been addressed and appropriate actions are included in the plan. This checklist is useful for people interested in the evaluation of mental health plans

Tackling violence against women : lessons for efforts to tackle targeted violence against disabled people

BARCLAY, Heather
MULLIGAN, Diane

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"Efforts at tackling targeted violence against disabled people may benefit from lessons generated from the longer-standing work in tackling violence against women. These include the conceptualisation and articulation of targeted violence as a cause and consequence of inequality, and as a human rights issue. There is a need to develop effective coalitions and to make explicit the relevance and implications of targeted violence across all public services so that those affected receive the support they require. The importance of education and prevention is also highlighted. While such lessons can help re-frame the issues and policies around targeted violence against disabled people, they should not be transposed uncritically"

Canadian working group on HIV and rehabilitation

THE CANADIAN WORKING GROUP ON HIV AND REHABILITATION (CWGHR)

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The Canadian working group on HIV and rehabilitation (CWGHR) is a national, charitable organization that responds to the rehabilitation needs of people living with HIV/AIDS. This website presents general information about the working group, featuring their members, publications, research and newsletters. It also provides detailed education information and resources for people living with HIV, health and social care providers and employers. This resource is useful for anyone interested in HIV and rehabilitation

ratifynow

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This website supports global grassroots efforts to ratify the UN Convention on the rights of persons with disabilities

Oslo conference on disability and conflicts in emergency

ATLAS ALLIANCE

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This resource presents information about an international conference on disability in conflicts and emergencies which focused upon meeting the needs of vulnerable and disabled people in humanitarian situations. It features a summary from the chair of the conference, participant interviews, and conference presentations. This website would be useful to those who work with disabled and vulnerable people in conflict and disasters situations
"Reaching the most Vulnerable" Conference
Oslo, Sweden
30-31 May 2011

Policy Paper on psychosocial interventions in Lebanon

ATAYA, Ola
SAHHAB, Layla
MOUSLEH, Dia Abou

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"This document is a policy paper that presents a design for a national plan on psychosocial interventions. It aims to develop and promote the national plan established during the July 06 war, as well as at building on the results and recommendations of psychosocial needs assessments carried out so far. It also aims to provide a tool to help develop a more comprehensive and inherent psychosocial model"

The Weekly Epidemiological Record

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The Weekly Epidemiological Record (WER) serves as an essential instrument for the rapid and accurate dissemination of epidemiological information on cases and outbreaks of diseases under the International Health Regulations and on other communicable diseases of public health importance, including emerging or re-emerging infections.

European portal for action on health equity

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"This portal is a tool to promote health equity amongst different socio-economic groups in the European Union. Here, you can find information on policies and interventions to promote health equity within and between the countries of Europe, via the socio-economic determinants of health. "The information presented is the result of the collaboration of a wide range of health and social actors in the EU, that have come together in the context of a pan-European initiative that aims to stimulate action for greater health equity." DETERMINE is an initiative from 2007-2010 to take forward the work of the World Health Organization's Commission on the Social Determinants of Health

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