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Children and Women with Disabilities, More Likely to Face Discrimination (Relief Web)

Post Date: 08/28/2018

Recently, more than 700 representatives of non-governmental organizations, private companies, and governments gathered to address the systemic discrimination that exists… [Read More]

Global Disability: An Emerging Issue (The Lancet Global Health)

Post Date: 07/17/2018

Over the 5 years since the launch of The Lancet Global Health, there has been a growing and long overdue shift… [Read More]

WHO Washes its Hands of Older People (The Lancet)

Post Date: 01/16/2018

  WHO’s proposed 13th General Programme of Work makes no reference to older people or conditions associated with later life. Lloyd-Sherlock,… [Read More]

Ohio Gov. John Kasich Signs Down Syndrome Abortion Ban (NBC News)

Post Date: 12/27/2017

Ohio is prohibiting doctors from performing abortions based on a diagnosis of Down syndrome, joining other states with similar legislation…. [Read More]

When Nursing Homes Push out Poor and Disabled Patients (Kaiser Health News)

Post Date: 12/26/2017

Complaints about allegedly improper evictions and discharges from nursing homes are on the rise in California, Illinois, and other states,… [Read More]

Public Health and Rehabilitation by ORRSB at the #AfgDisabilityConf (YouTube)

Post Date: 09/13/2017

This short video highlights the hurdles facing Afghanistan in rehabilitating children and adults with disabilities, including training, infrastructure, resources, and… [Read More]

Clean Water Changes Lives in a Town in South Sudan (UNICEF)

Post Date: 09/10/2017

Access to clean water is drastically changing the lives of women with disabilities in South Sudan. Nina deVries, UNICEF, September… [Read More]

Preimplantation Genetic Testing Market to Witness Growth Owing to Rising Incidence of Different Gene-Related Disorders Till 2024: Grand View Research, Inc. (Med Gadget)

Post Date: 09/07/2017

Preimplantation Genetic Testing (PGT) enables parents to discover the gender of their child and if the child has a disability…. [Read More]

Why are We Trying to Eliminate People with Down Syndrome? (Toronto Sun)

Post Date: 08/30/2017

A recent report by CBS looked at Iceland’s use of preimplantation genetic diagnosis and abortion to “eradicate” Down Syndrome. Jeanne… [Read More]

Behind the Wall! Health and Rehabilitation (Organization of Rahyab Rehabilitation and Services for the Blind)

Post Date: 06/18/2017

Created by the Organization of Rahyab Rehabilitation and Services for the Blind, ORRSB takes us behind the scenes at the… [Read More]