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UN Sustainable Development Goals

GOAL 3: Good Health and Well-being

Organizations relating to Handicapped

International Leprosy Union / Pune, India / Est. 1986
Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities / Geneva, Switzerland
Inas / Sheffield, UK / Est. 1986
Servants of Charity / Rome, Italy / Est. 1908
European Dyslexia Association - International Organisation for Specific Learning Disabilities / Vienna, Austria / Est. 1987
Commonwealth Association for Health and Disability / Nagpur, India / Est. 1983
Association maison chance / Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam / Est. 1993
Convention Concerning Compulsory Invalidity Insurance for Persons Employed in Industrial or Commercial Undertakings, in the Liberal Professions, and for Outworkers and Domestic Servants / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 1933
IHD International / Schiphol, Netherlands
Sovereign Military Hospitaller Order of St John of Jerusalem, of Rhodes and of Malta / Rome, Italy / Est. 1099
Leonard Cheshire Disability / London, UK / Est. 1948
Soeurs de la Croix de Strasbourg / Strasbourg, France / Est. 1848
International Symposium on Developmental Disabilities / Tokyo, Japan
Convention Concerning the Establishment of an International Scheme for the Maintenance of Rights under Invalidity, Old-age and Widows\' and Orphans\' Insurance / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 1936
Intercontinental Christian Fraternity of People with Disabilities / Castellón, Spain / Est. 1944
TASH - Working in Partnership with Disability Advocates Worldwide / Washington DC, USA / Est. 1975
HandiCapacités / Paris, France / Est. 1997
European Association of Service Providers for Persons with Disabilities / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1996
International Institute on Special Needs Offenders / Adstock, UK / Est. 1995
Council for Learning Disabilities / Overland Park KS, USA
Cure International / Lemoyne PA, USA / Est. 1996
Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities / Est. 2006
Sensorial Handicap Cooperation / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1986
Best Buddies International / Miami FL, USA / Est. 1989
International Association for the Arts, the Media and Creativity by and with Disabled People / Paris, France / Est. 1988

View all profiles (214 total) in the Yearbook of International Organizations

World Problems relating to Handicapped

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Mental deficiency in children
Human disease and disability
Personality disorders
Mental disorders
Diseases of the respiratory system
Maladjusted children
Disabled victims of torture
Impoverished disabled persons
Exclusion of disabled persons from social and cultural life
Defective human immune system
Immigration barriers for handicapped family members
Unequal opportunities for disabled persons
Speech disorders
Cardiovascular disorders
Vestibular disorders
Stress on families of the physically or mentally handicapped
Socially handicapped refugees
Disabled women
Diseases of metabolism
Human sexual disorders
Personal physical disfigurement
Inadequate rehabilitation facilities for the disabled
Discrimination against the disabled
Economic and social losses due to disability

Action Strategies relating to Handicapped

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Rehabilitating the handicapped
Employing the disabled
Developing handicap training
Caring for the handicapped
Organizing sporting events for the disabled
Exploiting mentally handicapped people
Providing protection for disabled during states of emergency
Caring for the blind
Distinguishing among disabilities
Correcting eye disorders
Providing Internet resources for people with disability
Strengthening disability awareness
Ensuring adequate educational opportunities for disabled persons
Using the disabled
Promoting the collective organization of disabled persons
Encouraging disabled people
Promoting the equal participation of the disabled in religion
Preventing disabilities
Educating disabled people
Overcoming developmental disabilities
Treating paraplegics
Treating number-blindness
Exploiting handicapped people
Handicapped person

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