The World Health Organization/World Bank’s First World Report on Disability
In June, 2011 at the United Nations (UN) in New York City, the World Health Organization (WHO) and the World Bank launched the first World Report on Disability. This short overview of the Report provides information about its purpose, development and content, intended audiences, and outcomes. Special attention is directed to the sections of the Report which address telerehabilitation and information and communication technology.
World Health Organization World Report on Disability. Accessed October 2011 at http://www.who.int/disabilities/world_report/2011/en/index.html
UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. Accessed October 2011 at http://www.un.org/disabilities/convention/conventionfull.shtml
ICF. Accessed October 2011 at http://www.who.int/classifications/icf/en/
World Health Assembly. WHA 58.23. Accessed October 2011 at http://apps.who.int/gb/ebwha/pdf_files/WHA58/WHA58_23-en.pdf
WHO Violence and Injury Prevention and Disability. Accessed October 2011 at http://www.who.int/violence_injury_prevention/en/index.html
G3ict. Accessed October 2011 at http://g3ict.com/
Daisy Consortium. Accessed October 2011 at http://www.daisy.org/
W3C WAI. Accessed October 2011 at http://www.w3.org/WAI/
GLADNET Webinar World Report on Disability. Accessed October 2011 at http://www.gladnet.org/webinar_reg.cfm
CIRRIE. Accessed October 2011 at http://www.gladnet.org/webinar_reg.cfm
Health Information Technology Global Perspectives. Accessed October 2011 at http://www.openclinical.org/hitGlobalEuropeEU.html
Information e-health quality criteria. Accessed October 2011 at
DBTACs Webinars. Accessed October 2011 at http://www.access-board.gov/webinars.htm
WGBH/NCAM awarded “Access to Personal Health Records” grant. Accessed October 2011 at
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