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WHO Newsletter on Disability and Rehabilitation - Issue 6 (November 2008)


The World Health Organization (WHO) disability and rehabilitation newsletter is produced three times a year and distributed via e-mail. Subscription/unsubscription requests should be sent to WHO's Disability and Rehabilitation Team (DAR) at the following e-mail address: 



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The impact of global crises on health


18 March 2009 - Events such as the financial crisis and climate change are markers of massive failure in the international systems that govern the way nations and their populations interact. The world desperately needs a corrective strategy. A world that is greatly out of balance in matters of health is neither stable nor secure, said WHO Director-General Dr Margaret Chan today.

Dr Chan's speech at the 23rd Forum on Global Issues... Read More

WHO Newsletter on Disability and Rehabilitation - Issue 7 (April 2009)


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