World Health Organization
منظمة الصحة العالمية
Organisation mondiale de la Santé

Key documents


WHO disability action plan 2014–2021

Guidance note on disability and emergency risk management

World report on disability (2011)

Community-based rehabilitation guidelines (2010)

Regional framework on community-based rehabilitation guidelines (2010)

Full list of publications and resources

Burden of disease statistics

Disability-adjusted life years (DALYs), 2000–2012

Crude DALY rates 

Years of healthy life lost due to disability (YLDs), 2000–2012

Crude YLD rates


United Nations enable homepage: rights and dignity of persons with disabilities

UNISDR: Living with Disability and Disasters

UNICEF: Early Childhood Development

World Bank 


Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

International Disability Alliance

UN Partnership to promote the rights of persons with disabilities

International Labour Organization