International Day of persons with disabilities

International Day of Persons with Disabilities – 03rd Dec 2021

“Leadership and participation of persons with disabilities toward an inclusive, accessible and sustainable post-COVID-19 world. ”

Overview-
World population: over 7 billion people Persons living with Disabilities: over 1 billion Objectives:
❖ Promote the rights and well-being of persons with disabilities in all societies;
❖ Increase awareness about persons with disabilities.

Did you know?
Most people with disabilities are not more likely to become infected with or have severe illness from COVID-19.
But some people with disabilities might be more likely to get infected or have severe illness because of underlying medical conditions, congregate living settings, or systemic health and social inequities.(CDC, June 2021)

Protect yourself and your family –
Wear face mask.
Get vaccinated.
Stay home when sick
Wash hands with soap or sanitize.
Social distance.