Disability Inclusion


Disability inclusion is a critical element of global health program design to provide care for people living with disabilities.

World Health Organization Report on Assistive Technology Consultation; Faith-based Contributions Featured

Global Perspectives on Assistive Technology | Proceedings of the GReAT Consultation 2019 | The development of the Global Report on Assistive Technology (GReAT) was led by a Steering Committee with representatives from the WHO Secretariat, the Global Cooperation on Assistive Technology (GATE) and UNICEF, and an Ad-hoc Advisory Group of Experts on Assistive Technology. As a first step to inform the development of the Global Report, WHO Headquarters in Geneva hosted the GReAT Consultation on 22-23 August, 2019.  The report includes an article by Karen Rispin of CCIH member Ideas World that explores the contribution of faith-based organizations to global health care and the work of FBO BethanyKids with children with disabilities in Kenya. The article begins on Page 379 of the publication.

TearFund UK

TearFund Footsteps Magazine Issue on Disability | Issue 108 | This issue of Teafund UK’s Footsteps magazine focuses on disability and the barriers people encounter in society, including inaccessible buildings, misunderstanding and discrimination. If these barriers are identified and broken down, our churches and communities will be more vibrant, diverse and inclusive.

Resources from CBM

The following resources are from the Christian organization CBM to help organizations include people with disabilities in programs and services.

Disability Inclusive Development (DID) Toolkit | The Toolkit provides materials for staff induction; support for managers; staff and partners working in programs; and inclusive training and facilitation. The DID toolkit is intended to help people reflect more deeply on issues of equality and social justice and support them in reflecting on what actions they can take to practice and promote disability inclusion, in the work place, at home, and in the community.

Disability Inclusion in Health Services; in HIV/AIDS Services; and in Livelihoods and Employment

A Quick and Complete Program Guide to Disability Inclusion Programming