WHO Newsletter on Disability and Rehabilitation - Issue 9 (December 2009)

The  World  Health  Organization  (WHO) disability  and  rehabilitation  newsletter is produced  three  times  a  year  and  distributed via  e-mail.  Subscription/unsubscription requests should be sent  to WHO’s Disability and  Rehabilitation  Team  (DAR)  at  the following  e-mail  address: pedersenr@who.int   

IN THIS ISSUE 

 Features

  • International Day of Persons with Disabilities
  • Meeting on mobility devices
  • Update on Guidelines on CBR
  • Update on the  World report on disability and rehabilitation
  • Lancet special issue on disability 
  • Guidance on sexual and reproductive health for people with disabilities
  • Violence against people with disabilities
  • Update: disability and emergencies
  • Upcoming events
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WHO Newsletter on Disability and Rehabilitation - Issue 8 (August 2009)

The  World  Health  Organization  (WHO) disability  and  rehabilitation  newsletter is produced  three  times  a  year  and  distributed via  e-mail.  Subscription/unsubscription requests should be sent  to WHO’s Disability and  Rehabilitation  Team  (DAR)  at  the following  e-mail  address: pedersenr@who.int   

IN THIS ISSUE 

Features

  • Task Force on Disability update
  • World report: make it personal! 
  • CRPD update 
  • WHO Global Strategy on Leprosy 
  • 50  years  of  collaboration: WFOT  and WHO
  • Occupational  Therapy:  the  difference between life and living
  • Rehab in Review 
  • Team news 
  • Upcoming events
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WHO Newsletter on Disability and Rehabilitation - Issue 7 (April 2009)

The  World  Health  Organization  (WHO) disability  and  rehabilitation  newsletter is produced  three  times  a  year  and  distributed via  e-mail.  Subscription/unsubscription requests should be sent  to WHO’s Disability and  Rehabilitation  Team  (DAR)  at  the following  e-mail  address: pedersenr@who.int   

IN THIS ISSUE 

Features 

  • World Report update
  • Convention update 
  • Disability into the mainstream 
  • Making  a  difference:  feedback  from the field 
  • CBR Congress 
  • CBR Guidelines 
  • ISCoS and WHO
  • International Diploma
  • Upcoming events
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The impact of global crises on health

18 March 2009 - Events such as the financial crisis and climate change are markers of massive failure in the international systems that govern the way nations and their populations interact. The world desperately needs a corrective strategy. A world that is greatly out of balance in matters of health is neither stable nor secure, said WHO Director-General Dr Margaret Chan today.

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WHO Newsletter on Disability and Rehabilitation - Issue 6 (November 2008)

The World Health Organization (WHO) disability and rehabilitation newsletter is produced three times a year and distributed via e-mail. Subscription/unsubscription requests should be sent to WHO's Disability and Rehabilitation Team (DAR) at the following e-mail address: pedersenr@who.int 

IN THIS ISSUE

Features 

  1. World Report update
  2. Convention update
  3. Taskforce on Disability update
  4. Wheelchair Guidelines
  5. CBR Congress
  6. Internship with DAR

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