by Sunil Deepak, Francesca Ortali, Geraldine Mason Halls et al.
Disability, CBR & Inclusive Development; Vol. 27, No.4, 2016;
18 pp. 700 kB
Today there are Community-based Rehabilitation (CBR) programmes in a large number of countries. In many countries, the CBR approach is a part of the national rehabilitation services. However, there is a lack of reliable data about persons with disabilities who benefit from CBR and the kind of benefits they receive. This article reviews the disability data collection systems and presents some case studies to understand the influence of operational factors on data collection in the CBR programmes.