disability

Social issues are everyone’s issues – Learn from a Thai disability advocate

2019-11-05T10:13:12+00:00 Tags: , , , |

    What was the experience of disability groups in advocating for their rights in Thailand and at the international level? In 1981, when the UN announced the International Year of Disability, the disability movement began at all levels in [...]

Sustaining equitable human development: Addressing non-communicable diseases and disability throughout the lifecourse

2018-03-23T14:14:33+00:00 Tags: , , |

A growing burden of non-communicable diseases (NCDs), the rising prevalence of disability, and changing global population demographics (including rapidly ageing populations) together pose some of the greatest challenges to sustainable development in the 21st century. These issues impact on [...]