Global report on assistive technology – World

Attachments Government summary Recalling that a the vast majority of individuals who have to have…

Global report on assistive technology – World

Attachments

Government summary

Recalling that a the vast majority of individuals who have to have assistive technologies do not have entry to it, and that this has a significant effects on the education and learning, livelihood, health and fitness and nicely-getting of persons, and on people, communities and societies, Member States adopted a resolution on Enhancing accessibility to assistive technological know-how in the course of the 71st World Wellness Assembly in May possibly 2018. Between other mandates, Member States requested the Director-Standard of the Planet Well being Group (WHO) to put together a international report on efficient accessibility to assistive know-how in the context of an integrated solution, based mostly on the best accessible scientific proof and global practical experience, with the participation of all appropriate units within the Secretariat and in collaboration with all applicable stakeholders.

In satisfying this dedication, aiming to strengthen entry to assistive technologies, this worldwide report:

  • offers a detailed dataset and evaluation of recent assistive technologies accessibility

  • attracts the attention of governments and civil societies to the have to have for, and advantage of, assistive technologies, together with in relation to its return on financial investment

  • can make suggestions for concrete actions that will improve obtain

  • supports implementation of the UN Conference on the Rights of Individuals with Disabilities and

  • contributes towards accomplishing Sustainable Advancement Goals, particularly in generating universal overall health protection (UHC) inclusive – leaving no a person driving.

The world report explores assistive technological know-how from a variety of views.