Inclusion made easy in eye health programs

People with disabilities constitute the world’s largest minority group. As such, this ‘guide’ is a very important resource for all people working in eye health. It addresses the specific steps needed to ensure people with disabilities have equal access to eye health programs, and also the need to ensure that those with permanent vision loss access wider opportunities. This…

The Economic Costs of Exclusion and Gains of Inclusion of People with Disabilities

With the landmark passing of the United Nations’ Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD), ratifying countries pledged to promote the full inclusion of people with disabilities in all areas of society.However, many nations have struggled to make significant progress in implementing the commitments set forth by the Convention.  The extensive exclusion of people with disabilities from…