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Community-Based Rehabilitation and Disability-Inclusive Development: On a Winding Path to an Uncertain Destination

  • Pim KuipersEmail author
  • Louis Paluku Sabuni
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Part of the International Perspectives on Social Policy, Administration, and Practice book series (IPSPAP)

Abstract

The majority of people with disabilities who live in developing countries, predominantly in the global South, do not receive any formal disability or rehabilitation services. In those countries or regions where at least some disability services are provided, the community-based rehabilitation (CBR) approach, or some form of it, is likely to be the only approach available (Evans et al. 2001).

Keywords

Community-based rehabilitation (CBR) Disability-inclusive development Rehabilitation CBR guidelines Gender Development 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.ILEP, Geneva, Switzerland, and Menzies Health Institute QueenslandGriffith UniversityMeadowbrookAustralia
  2. 2.The Leprosy MissionKinshasaDemocratic Republic of Congo

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