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2011 in review: key health issues

A Tanzanian child with spina bifida is surrounded by many of his classmates in school.

Unlocking the potential of people with disabilities

The first World report on disability revealed some of the barriers faced by over a billion people with disabilities in their daily lives. The report encouraged governments to increase efforts to enable access to mainstream health services and invest in programmes to unlock the potential of people with disabilities.

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