Broadening horizons: looking beyond disability

@article{Singh2012BroadeningHL,
  title={Broadening horizons: looking beyond disability},
  author={Satendra Singh},
  journal={Medical Education},
  year={2012},
  volume={46}
}
  • Satendra Singh
  • Published 1 May 2012
  • Sociology, Medicine
  • Medical Education
What problems were addressed? People with disabilities, whether these are visible, invisible or reflect chronic illnesses, are important contributors to society, and the investment of medical humanitarian approaches in them is rewarding and enriching. Unfortunately, ‘disability’ and ‘rehabilitation’ have been commoditised and transformed into a commercial enterprise or profitmaking sector in the modern capitalist world. Thus, medical education needs to encourage a utopian culture in which… Expand
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