Inclusion of persons with disabilities in systems of social protection: a population-based survey and case–control study in Peru

BERNABE-ORTIZ, Antonio
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August 2016
9 p

The aim of this study was to assess the access of people with disabilities to education, employment and health as well as their needs for and inclusion in social protection in comparison to people without disabilities in Morropon, a semiurban district located in Piura, northern Peru. The study comprised two phases: a disability survey in the general population (phase 1) and the assessment of access to education, employment and health, as well as needs for social protection (phase 2). Disability was screened using the Washington Group short questionnaire

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