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Politica Nacional de Saude da Pessoa Portadora de Deficiencia (National Health Policy for Persons with Disabilities)

Ministry of Health; Brazil Country Resources Disability Policies Brazil 31 December 2008 Policy document disability, equality, human rights

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Tal documento ressalta o direito dessas pessoas a oportunidades idênticas às dos demais cidadãos, bem como o de usufruir, em condições de igualdade, das melhorias nas condições de vida resultantes do desenvolvimento econômico e do progresso social. Nesse programa, foram estabelecidas diretrizes nas diversas áreas de atenção à população portadora de deficiência, como a de saúde, de educação, de emprego e renda, de seguridade social, de legislação, etc.

This document highlights the right of disabled persons to opportunities equal to those of other citizens, as well as the right to enjoy, on an equal basis, the improvements in living conditions resulting from economic development and social progress. This programme establishes guidelines for various areas of attention to the disabled population, such as health, education, employment and income, social security, legislation, etc.

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