The World Report on Disability: a challenge for rehabilitation medicine.

  title={The World Report on Disability: a challenge for rehabilitation medicine.},
  author={Matthias Bethge and Per Maximilian von Groote and Alessandro Giustini and Christoph M Gutenbrunner},
  journal={American journal of physical medicine & rehabilitation},
  volume={93 1 Suppl 1},
To analyze the life situation of people with disabilities and to summarize the evidence of measures to support their participation, the World Health Assembly requested the World Health Organization to produce a World Report on Disability. This article highlights some of the main contents of the World Report on Disability, with a special focus on the rehabilitation chapter. It starts by presenting epidemiologic findings on the global disability prevalence, views on the role of rehabilitation… CONTINUE READING
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