World Health Organisation

International Albinism Awareness Day: 13 June

People with albinism among those “left furthest behind” International Albinism Awareness Day is an opportunity to educate people and to promote albinism awareness and commit to continue advocating for their rights. Persons with Albinism are usually as healthy as the rest of the population, with growth and development occurring as normal, but can be classified as disabled because of …

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Launch of the COVID-19 Disability Rights Monitor Dashboard

Since 20 April 2020, through a global survey, the COVID-19 Disability Rights Monitor (DRM) has been gathering data to conduct rapid independent monitoring of state measures concerning persons with disabilities in the context of the pandemic. Today, the initiative reaches a new milestone with the launch of the COVID-19 DRM Dashboard that allows the public to explore the …

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