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BMC Public Health

Volume 11 Supplement 4

Proceedings of What is disability? UN convention on the rights of persons with disability, eligibility criteria and the International Classification of Functioning Disability and Health

Proceedings

Edited by Carlo Francescutti, Andrea Simoncello and Luigi Tesio

Publication of this supplement was supported by the Italian Ministry of Health (http://www.salute.gov.it/), Ministry of Labour and Social Policies (http://www.lavoro.gov.it/)

What is disability? UN convention on the rights of persons with disability, eligibility criteria and the International Classification of Functioning Disability and Health.

Rome, Italy19-20 April 2010

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    A common framework for describing functional status information is needed in order to make this information comparable and of value. The World Health Organization’s International Classification of Functioning,...

    Authors: Nenad Kostanjsek

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2011 11(Suppl 4):S3

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    The Washington Group on Disability Statistics is a voluntary working group made up of representatives of over 100 National Statistical Offices and international, non-governmental and disability organizations t...

    Authors: Jennifer H Madans, Mitchell E Loeb and Barbara M Altman

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2011 11(Suppl 4):S4

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    This paper reflects on the use of ICF in Ireland, taking as a case study the experience of the first National Disability Survey (NDS). There were four clear effects in Ireland of using ICF as a framework for t...

    Authors: Anne Good

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2011 11(Suppl 4):S5

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    The UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, in Australia, acts as a philosophical and moral statement and framework guiding integrated and strategic policy across the nation. Broad policy agr...

    Authors: Ros Madden, Nick Glozier, Elias Mpofu and Gwynnyth Llewellyn

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2011 11(Suppl 4):S6

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    This paper approaches the general issue of the complex challenges in the relationship between those who generate data -- researchers, scientists, and state statistical offices -- and those who use data -- rese...

    Authors: Jerome E Bickenbach

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2011 11(Suppl 4):S8

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    The President of Brazil established an Interministerial Work Group in order to “evaluate the model of classification and valuation of disabilities used in Brazil and to define the elaboration and adoption of a...

    Authors: Heloisa Di Nubila, Ana Rita de Paula, Miguel Abud Marcelino and Izabel Maior

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2011 11(Suppl 4):S10

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    There is a connection between the definition of disability in a person-environment framework, the development of appropriate assessment strategies and instruments, and the logic underpinning the organization o...

    Authors: Carlo Francescutti, Francesco Gongolo, Andrea Simoncello and Lucilla Frattura

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2011 11(Suppl 4):S11

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