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One billion people live with disability, World Bank says

07.12.11 @ 17:26

  1. By Méabh Mc Mahon

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In a study carried out together with the WHO, the World Bank estimates that over one billion people live with some form of disability in the world. The 350-page document was presented to the European Parliament by the vice president for human development at the World Bank, Tamar Manuelyn Atinc.