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285 million people are visually impaired worldwide: 39 million are blind and 246 have low vision (WHO 2011)
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World Report on Disability

This first ever World report on disability, produced jointly by WHO and the World Bank and launched in New York in June 2011, says that one billion people experience disability worldwide.

This resource will make a significant contribution to the implementation of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and is a 'must have' resource for policy-makers, service providers, professionals, and advocates for people with disabilities and their families.

World Report on Disability - in International Sign language

Summary of the World Report on Disability in International Sign language, and other formats

09-04-2013

World Report on Disability launched in China

The World Report on Disability and WHO CBR guidelines are now available in Chinese - December 2011

20-12-2011

Launch of the World Report on Disability at EU level

In December 2011 the World Report on Disability was presented and discussed at a launch event in the European Parliament

08-12-2011

Togo launches WHO World Report

In November 2011 (to coincide with World Disability Day) CBM and local partners launched the World Report on Disability in Lomé, Togo

02-12-2011

CBM welcomes World Report on Disability

On June 9th, the World Health Organisation and the World Bank jointly launched the first ever World Report on Disability

09-06-2011

The World Report on Disability

CBM looks forward to the World Report on Disability, which will be launched at the United Nations in New York on 9 June 2011

01-06-2011


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