Improving the Health and Wellbeing of People Living With Neglected Tropical Diseases Through Rehabilitation and Assistive Technology

Publication date 26 January 2022 Category
  • Assistive technology
  • Assistive Technology
  • Rehabilitation
  • Tropical Diseases
Publishing organisation World Health Organisation

The purpose of this publication is to highlight the unmet need for rehabilitation and assistive technology for persons living with neglected tropical diseases, and provide recommendations for improving access to services through an integrated service delivery model. This work supports the newly developed Road map for Neglected Tropical Diseases 2021–2030: Ending the neglect to attain the Sustainable Development Goals; the Rehabilitation 2030 initiative and the Global Disability Action Plan, and the Resolution WHA71.8 Improving access to assistive technology.

Target audience include policy makers, NGOs, health workers and the general public