Globe's one billion disabled people often marginalized

Walkinshaw, Erin
July 2011
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;7/12/2011, Vol. 183 Issue 10, pE652
Academic Journal
The article reports on the increase of the number of disabled people worldwide. It Cites "World Report on Disability," produced by World Health Organization, which accounts that 15% of the world's population are living with disability with 190 million who suffer from a sever disability. The report predicts that the number of people who suffer disabilities will rise because of demographic trends.


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