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Disability and the global south : an international journal

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"Disability and the Global South (DGS) is the first peer reviewed journal committed to publishing high quality work focused exclusively on all aspects of the disability experience in the global South. It provides an interdisciplinary platform prioritising material that is critical, challenging, and engaging from a range of epistemological perspectives and disciplines. The journal encourages contributions from disabled activists and theorists from the global South"
Published two-three times per year

World diabetes foundation

WORLD DIABETES FOUNDATION

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The World Diabetes Foundation supports the prevention and treatment of diabetes in developing countries through partnerships. This website presents information about the Foundation, their key focus areas, global projects and stories from the field

A leg to stand on

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Legs to Stand On is an initiative to prevent disease and restore the lives of persons afflicted with disabling diseases of the lower limb in countries with limited resources.

World heart federation

WORLD HEART FEDERATION

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The World Heart Federation urges greater action from policy makers, healthcare professionals, patient organizations and individuals to work together to reduce the burden of heart disease and stroke, and ensure people all over the world can have longer and better lives. This website presents information about the federation, activities and members, as well as background information about cardio-vascular health. Details about related congress and events, publications and press are also provided

Riadis

RIADIS

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"RIADIS is the Latin American Network of Non-Governmental Organizations of Persons with Disabilities and their Families. RIADIS works to promote and protect the rights of people with disabilities in Latin America and the Caribbean, promoting the values of non-discrimination and inclusive development based on improving the quality of life and social inclusion of persons with disabilities and their families." This website features the network’s activities, members, conferences, resources and related information

Global action on aging

GLOBAL ACTION ON AGING (GAA)

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Global action on aging reports on older people's needs and potential within the global economy. It advocates by, with and for older persons worldwide. This website provides information about their programs and news about aging developments worldwide. The programs cover the follow thematics: Elder rights; Health; Pension watch; Rural aging; Armed conflict & emergencies project; and Aging watch at the UN. Links are also provided to the weekly newsletter and internship program

Stop disasters : a disaster simulation game from the UN/ISDR

UNITED NATIONS OFFICE FOR DISASTER RISKS REDUCATION (UNISDR)
PLAYERTHREE

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This online video game engages children aged 9 to 16 to teach them how to protect urban areas and villages against natural hazards through disaster risk planning and management. It sensitises children on basic notions of disaster risk reduction in a fun and entertaining manner. Its main objective is to raise awareness about the issue and does not pretend to educate children on all the aspects of disaster risk reduction issues
The online game includes five natural hazard scenarios (flooding, tsunami, wildfire, hurricane and earthquake) set in five different geographic environments with three different levels of difficulty that require critical decision-making and strategic planning. In each scenario, the player has a specific mission to fulfill within a budget and limit time. Then a natural hazard strikes after which the player assesses damage and receives his/her score. The player who has protected the most people and their livelihoods (property and resources) wins the game

TOP sportability

YOUTH SPORT TRUST

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TOP Sportsability is a free online resource for schools and offers practical advice to teachers, learning support staff, and other sports practitioners. It consists of video clips and downloadable content showing ideas and strategies around the inclusion of young disabled people in physical activity
Note: Registration is required. Type 'YSTINCLUSION' into the 'Promo' box on the programme's website http://www.topsportsability.com which allows the user to register and create a personal login

The inclusion club

THE INCLUSION CLUB

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The inclusion club is an online international community that provides opportunities for people with disability to participate in sport and physical activity. This website provides resources, tools, case studies, good practices, videos and models on disability sports
Note: Free registration is required

Social inclusion, citizenship and diversity

SALOOJEE, Anver

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This article explores the concepts of social inclusion, citizenship and diversity and highlights that social inclusion can provide a coherent critique of the multiple forms of social injustices and the concomitant institutional policies and practices

The millennium development goals (MDGs) and disability

UNITED NATIONS ENABLE

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This website reviews the millennium development goals (MDGs) process and strategies for inclusion of disability issues in MDG efforts. Useful links are provided to related resources, panel discussions, UN initiatives and other multi-stakeholder and civil society initiatives

Disability in the European Union

EUROPEAN COMMISSION

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This website describes the long-term strategy of the EU for the active inclusion of people with disabilities, with links to related resource documents

Disability awareness

UNITED NATIONS CHILDREN'S FUND (UNICEF)

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This website presents a collection of teacher resources that addresses disability awareness. The units highlight the story of a teenager named Nodira who shares her experience living with a disability. The lesson plans, videos, multimedia and stories in this collection illustrate the challenges of children with disabilities face, as well as how children are being supported

Leprosy and the eye. Teaching set. Full text

INTERNATIONAL CENTRE FOR EYE HEALTH (ICEH)

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This resource contains a selection of the materials in the International Centre for Eye Health’s resources library on the management of eye disease in leprosy in low and middle income countries.

Infolep : leprosy information services

INFOLEP

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Infolep is a joint effort of ILEP and Infolep to support information needs in global leprosy control efforts by providing access to leprosy information resources on leprosy and related subjects, both on demand and on a pro-active basis. The information services can be accessed through: the physical library; online via the portal; by direct contact with the Information Officer; and by notification/awareness service by email and social media

Youth disability advocacy service

YOUTH DISABILITY ADVOCACY SERVICE (YDAS)

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"The Youth Disability Advocacy Service (YDAS) is raising voices, expanding choices and creating change for young people with disabilities in Victoria, Australia. YDAS works alongside young people with disabilities between the ages of 12 and 25 to raise awareness of their rights and to support them to achieve what they want." This website gives information about their services, projects and advocacy activities. Links are provided to resources, news and events. This resource is useful for people interested in advocacy services for youth with disabilities in Australia

Annual disability statistics compendium

INSTITUTE ON DISABILITY, UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

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This is a web-based tool of statistics on people with disabilities and related government programs modeled after the Statistical Abstract of the United States. The Stats RRTC annually examines large quantities of survey data and administrative records from various sources related to people with disabilities. These are compiled into a Compendium which serves as reference guide for the government, policymakers, researchers, administrators, advocates, and other relevant stakeholders; and provides accessible, valid statistics to support policy improvements, program administration, service delivery, protection of civil rights, and major life activities. Statistics are provided according to topic, year, as well as links to related events, glossary, research on disability

Zero project : for a world without barriers

ESSL FOUNDATION
World Future Council

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The Zero Project advocates for the rights of persons with disabilities internationally, and its mission is working for a world with zero barriers. The project's website is based on social media and is an interactive platform for anyone who is interested in Social Indicators, Innovative Practice and Innovative Policy examples in the field of disability. It aims to highlight the best solutions for creating change for the better. Information is also provided about the project, related conferences, resources and latest news

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