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Community-based rehabilitation: cBr guidelines (portuguese)

World Health Organization, Eds.: WHO, (2010)

Recommendations to develop guidelines on community-based rehabilitation (CBR) were made during the International Consultation to Review Community-based Rehabilitation which was held in Helsinki, Finland in 2003. WHO; the International Labour Organization; the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization; and the International Disability and Development Consortium – notably CBM, Handicap International, the Italian Association Amici di Raoul Follereau, Light for the World, the Norwegian Association of Disabled and Sightsavers – have worked closely together to develop the Community-based rehabilitation guidelines. More than 180 individuals and representatives of nearly 300 organizations, mostly from low-income and middle-income countries around the world, have been involved in their development.

The African report on children with disabilities: promising starts and persisting

by Mark Nunn, Annalies Borrel, Allison deFranco et al., Eds.: The African Child Policy Forum (ACPF), (2014)

This pan-African report describes and analyses the cultural, social, physical and other societal barriers preventing children with disabilities in Africa from realising their full human potential. It also describes the opportunities, initiatives and good practices that exist, that indicate the progress, albeit insufficient, that has been made towards realising the rights for children with disabilities in Africa. Recommendations and priorities for action are presented which promote inclusive and accessible laws, policies, and programmes for children with disabilities throughout Africa

Access to Employment for all in West Africa. Let's make it work

Dimbarre Kpehounton, Cathy, et al., Eds.: Making it Work; Handicap International; CBM; et al., (2014)

This Making It Work multi-stakeholder initiative documents good practice for inclusive employment of people with disabilities, in order to promote effective implementation Article 27 of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities in seven West African countries. “The objective was to make recommendations for public and private employers, microfinance institutions, governments and their partners in order that they become agents of change and commit themselves to inclusive policies promoting access to decent jobs for people with disabilities in West Africa” - See more at:

Including disability in HIV policy and programming : good practices drawn from country-based evidence

Mac-Seing, Muriel, (2014)

The purpose of this document is to share good practices and processes concerning the inclusion of disability issues in HIV policy and programming, drawing on specific experiences in Senegal, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda and Cambodia and on lessons learned at international AIDS conferences.

Measuring disability in surveys and programmes : a summary

International Centre for Evidence in Disability; London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, et al., (2014)

Bringing the Community Together to Plan for Disease Outbreaks and Other Emergencies. A Step-by-Step Guide for Community Leaders

AI.COMM, (2010)

Each year, dozens of communities around the world face natural disasters, disease outbreaks, and other emergencies. Scientists think that a worldwide influenza outbreak will happen sometime in the next decade. The purpose of this guide is to help local leaders and community organizers bring together the community to help plan for disease outbreaks and other emergencies. This guide uses the lessons from communities that have already dealt with disease outbreaks and also uses other often-used tools to create discussion among community members and effectively garner their insight

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