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National Physical Rehabilitation Strategy (2011)

Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs Government of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia Country Resources disability, Disability Strategies and Plans Ethiopia 1 July 2011 Policy document health service, service user participation

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The objective of this strategy is to create common guiding instruments not needed in order to enhance and scale up the performance of the government, non-governmental organizations and other stakeholders working in this field, organizations of persons with disabilities (PwDs) and the public at large in discharging their responsibilities in the provision of adequate and standardized services to PwDs.

Specific objectives of this strategy are as follows:
1. Mobilize the national resource; material, financial and human in a planned and coordinated manner through instituting relevant institutions which could scale-up the provision of physical rehabilitation services to persons with disabilities;
2. Ensure the provision of physical rehabilitation services to persons with disabilities in uninterrupted manner;
3. Create favorable condition for gathering relevant data concerning the aforementioned services to the needy PWDs for policy decisions;
4. Assist governmental and non-governmental organizations in their strive to provide assistances for persons with disabilities;
5. Mobilize the community, the family and persons with disabilities through awareness raising in the coordination, monitoring and evaluation of the services provided.


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