Disability and rehabilitation

53rd Directing Council of WHO/PAHO approves Plan of action on disability and rehabilitation 2014-2019 for the region of the Americas

In 2014, the most significant event in WHO in the disability arena was the endorsement of the WHO Global Action Plan on Disability 2014-2021: Better health for all people with disability by the 67th World Health Assembly.

PAHO emphasizes that with the approval of the Regional Action Plan it has committed itself to enhance the quality of life of the 14 million people with disabilities in the Americas and expressed its the willingness to support countries in its implementation.