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Community based rehabilitation for people with disability in Iraq

Hassin, Ahmed 2009, Community based rehabilitation for people with disability in Iraq, Master of International and Community Development thesis, Deakin University.


Title Community based rehabilitation for people with disability in Iraq
Author Hassin, Ahmed
Institution Deakin University
Faculty Faculty of Arts and Education
Degree name Master of International and Community Development
Thesis advisor Connors, Phil
Date submitted 2009-11
Keyword(s) Community based rehabilitation
Iraq
people with disabilities
NGO
Summary This thesis explores the role of government and non-government organisations and international agencies in community based rehabilitation in Iraq. It examines the possibility of initiating and running community-based rehabilitation programmes for people with disability by NGOs regardless of Iraqi government commitment or participation. The research results show that implementation of CBR in Iraq is vital but not widely- spread. Non-government organisations seem more active, committed and capable in the time being to initiate, run and manage CBR programmes compared to the government of Iraq. Despite the high numbers of people with disabilities and lack of capacity to respond to their needs, there is little evidence that the Iraqi government has made efforts in adopting CBR as a cost-effective response.
Field of Research 160512 Social Policy
Socio Economic Objective 940101 Ability and Disability
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Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30051697

Document type: Thesis
Collection: School of International and Political Studies
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Created: Thu, 28 Mar 2013, 08:52:46 EST by Ahmed N Abdul Karim Hassin

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