Development of National Disability Surveillance System in Sri Lanka
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Weerasinghe, I. E., & Jayatilake, S. (2015). Development of National Disability Surveillance System in Sri Lanka. Online Journal of Public Health Informatics, 7(1). https://doi.org/10.5210/ojphi.v7i1.5724

Abstract

This review was carried out to find out the types of national data available in the field of disability and to find out the possible methodology for establishing a disability surveillance system in Sri Lanka. Disability data differ from one data source to the other. Further, current disability data in Sri Lanka are non-comparable locally and internationally because they are not based on a scientific disability classification system. This highlights the great need of establishment of a national disability surveillance system based on scientific methods such as ICF.

https://doi.org/10.5210/ojphi.v7i1.5724
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