|National Rehabilitation Strategy of Guyana|
The National Rehabilitation Strategy 2009-2013, which was established to strengthen services offered to persons living with disabilities, was officially launched in
Rehabilitation services in
The PAHO/WHO representative in the country, Kathleen Israel, emphasized that disability and rehabilitation services have not been addressed properly for too long in the country. Bárbara Lawrence, Director of Rehabilitation Services, expressed that the general objective of the strategy is to prevent disabilities and improve the health and quality of life of people living with disabilities. She stated that the Disability Bill in Parliament will complement the strategy and strengthen and expand services currently available in
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