It also seeks to increase awareness of gains to be derived from the integration of persons with disabilities in every aspect of political, social, economic and cultural life. Physiotherapists are instrumental in working with people and populations to optimise functioning and minimise disability.
The World Health Organization (WHO) is celebrating the day with an event around the WHO Global Disability Action Plan 2014-2021: Better health for all people with disability, which will have a special focus on Community-based rehabilitation (CBR). The occasion will be used to launch the CBR Indicators Manual and the CBR Online Training Tool.
The Government of India is launching the Accessible India campaign, the government envisions to have an inclusive society in which equal opportunities and access is provided for the growth and development of persons with disabilities to lead productive, safe and dignified lives, said secretary Lov Verma. The campaign will focus on three verticals: built environment; public transportation and information and communication technologies.-News update by Physiotherapy Jobs Portal