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Disability detection survey: A new horizon of development

Disability is a part of biodiversity. Not all disabilities are visible. In some cases, disability is not endurance. Rather, temporary disability is observed in different cases. There are notable numbers of disabled people in Bangladesh. It is found in many research that a lot of disabled people are poor or member of low income group. It is a demand of time to eradicate the poverty of disabled people and develop their standard of life. It is necessary to take initiative to eradicate poverty and develop their standard of life by appropriate goal oriented plan of health, education and training. Countrywide disability detection survey programme has taken to measure the proper statistics of disabled people for identifying the type of disability, level of determination and determine the specific causes of disability.

A pilot survey was started on May 2012 prior to the nationwide survey to test the effectiveness of the system. In the fiscal year 2011-12, Gopalganj district, Jamalpur Sadar, Barura (Comilla), Paba (Rajshahi), Morelganj (Bagerhat), Barisal Sadar, Chunarughat (Habiganj), Phulbari (Dinazpur) were came under this pilot survey. Initiatives were taken to conduct door to door suvery in the fiscal year 2012-13 leaving the pilot suvey areas. Primary data collection was started on 1st June 2013 and completed by 14 November 2013. In the fiscal year 2013-14, detection of disability types and level of disabilities were started by the physician & consultant designated by the Directorate General of Health Services and Protibondhi Seba O Sahajo Kendro under Jatiyo Protibondhi Unnayan Foundation.

Intructions & Guidelines

Instruction for Fill up the Interview form:

The disabled people who are not yet enlisted in the disability detection survey are requested to fill up the attached Interview form by downloading and send it to the nearby concerned Social Services Office or email to disability.detection.survey@gmail.com

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