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10 facts on disability

Celebrations of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities in Ghana.
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The Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) promotes, protects and ensures the human rights for all people with disabilities

So far, more than 150 countries and regional integration organizations have signed the Convention, and over 130 have ratified it. The WHO/World Bank report provides the best available scientific evidence to improve the health and well-being of people with disabilities in line with the CRPD.

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