Regional co-operation concerning disability prevention and rehabilitation of disabled persons

by OAU/ECA African Regional Technical Meeting and Seminar on "International Year of Disabled Persons" (1980 Addis Ababa, Ethiopia)

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  • Africa.
  • Subjects:

    • People with disabilities -- Africa.,
    • Rehabilitation -- Africa.
    • Edition Notes

      Cover title.

      StatementF.A.O. Owosina, [editor]
      ContributionsOwosina, F. A. O., Organization of African Unity., United Nations. Economic Commission for Africa.
      LC ClassificationsHV1559.A4 O38 1980
      The Physical Object
      Pagination45 p. :
      Number of Pages45
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3524590M
      LC Control Number82109239

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Disability Prevention and Rehabilitation 1. Introduction Health is defined as „a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.

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