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Health and Wellness Program of Persons with Disabilities 2014

National Center for Disease Prevention and Control Country Resources disability, Disability Strategies and Plans Philippines 14 February 1995 Legislation/regulation

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A program designed to promote the highest attainable standards of health and wellness for PWDs by fostering a multi-sectoral approach towards a disability inclusive health agenda.

The objectives are:
- To address barriers and improve access and reasonable accommodations of PWDs to health care services and programs.
- To ensure the accessibility, availability, appropriateness and affordability of habilitation and rehabilitation services for PWDs, including children with disabilities.
- To ensure the development and implementation of policies and guidelines, health service packages, including financing and provider payment schemes for health services of PWDs.
- To enhance capacity of health providers and stakeholders in improving the health status of PWDs.
- To strengthen collaboration and synergy with and among stakeholders and sectors of society to improve response to a disability inclusive health agenda through regular dialogues and interactions.
- To provide the mechanism in facilitating the collection, analysis and dissemination of reliable, timely and complete data and researches on health-related issues of PWDs in order to develop and implement evidence-based policies and interventions.


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