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A protocol for the methodological steps used to evaluate the alignment of rehabilitation services in the Western Cape, South Africa with the National Rehabilitation Policy
(BioMed Central, 2017-03)
ENGLISH SUMMARY : Background: Rehabilitation medicine plays an integral part in attainment of optimal functioning after injury or disease. The National Rehabilitation Policy of South Africa (NRP) (2000) highlights the ...
Assistive products and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
(BioMed Central, 2016)
ENGLISH SUMMARY : The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) have placed great emphasis on the need for much greater social inclusion, and on making deliberate efforts to reach marginalized groups. People with disabilities ...
A study of human resource competencies required to implement community rehabilitation in less resourced settings
(BioMed Central, 2017-12)
Background: It is estimated that over one billion persons worldwide have some form of disability. However, there is lack of knowledge and prioritisation of how to serve the needs and provide opportunities for people ...
Deafening silence on a vital issue : the World Health Organization has ignored the sexuality of persons with disabilities
In 2016, the World Health Organization, through the Global Cooperation on Assistive Technology Initiative, issued the Priority Assistive Products List which is meant to be a guide to member states of the 50 assistive ...