Disability and International Health



International health planning is supported by agreements reached among regions and across nation-states for the development of health policy and legislation, provision of services and assessment of their outcomes. This chapter introduces key agreements reached by United Nations member states and discusses how these agreements are driving the rapid development of a new interdisciplinary health field known as Functioning and Disability.


Human Functioning Body Function International Health Standard Rule Emergency Preparedness 
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  1. 1.Population Associates, Inc.New YorkUSA

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