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WHA66.9 Disability

World Health Organization UN and WHO Resolutions and Declarations Resolutions and Declarations on Disability 27 May 2013 Resolution WHA66.9

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The 66th World Health Assembly adopted a resolution calling for better health care for people with disabilities. Member States are encouraged to ensure that all mainstream health services are inclusive of people with disabilities; provide more support to informal caregivers; and ensure that people with disabilities have access to services that help them acquire or restore skills and functional abilities as early as possible. The resolution calls on WHO to support the United Nations General Assembly's High-level Meeting on Disability and Development (23 September 2013) and prepare a comprehensive WHO action plan with measurable outcomes for next year's World Health Assembly.


WHA66.9 Disability
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