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Under the theme “Keeping the promise: mainstreaming disability in the Millennium Development Goals”,  International Day of Persons with Disabilities will be observed today to promote awareness of disability issues, fundamental rights and integration of persons with disability in the main stream of social, political, economic and cultural aspects of their communities.The observation aims to promote a better understanding of disability issues with a focus on the rights of persons with disabilities and gains to be derived from the integration of such persons in every aspect of the political, social,Cheap Jerseys Store, economic and cultural life of their communities.According to Minister of Health, Dr. Leslie Ramsammy, the goal of full and effective participation of persons with disabilities in society and development was established by the World Programme of Action concerning Disabled Persons, adopted by the United Nations General Assembly in 1982.Despite the tremendous efforts being made worldwide, the Minister said that many persons with disability continue to live in poverty.  And it is estimated by the World Bank that disability is associated with 20 per cent of global poverty.The Millennium Development Goals can therefore only be achieved when the policies and programmes designed address the needs of persons with disabilities.“As a country we have made an incremental start to the process.”  Minister Ramsammy added that the Government of Guyana, as a signatory to the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities in 2007,Cheap Jerseys China, and also the recent enactment of the People with Disabilities Act 2010 has clearly signaled a commitment to advancing the conditions of persons with disabilities in Guyana.Additionally, he said the investment in resources at the various levels; health, education and social services, has indicated a willingness to move the status of this group forward.Adding that there has been real progress in the work of the National Commission on Disability in advocacy, Minister Ramsammy said that certain issues that affect people with disabilities include transportation,Cheap NFL Jerseys Authentic, psychosocial and economic support, and health services, particularly in the areas of sight,NFL Jerseys China, hearing and prosthetic devices.“The work of the various agencies involved is therefore of critical importance.  The success of these noble efforts can only be achieved with commitment,Discount NFL Jerseys, courage, vision and leadership.”He explained that there is need to build partnerships between the key government sectors,cheap nfl jerseys, international agencies, disabled people’s organizations, persons with disabilities, non-government and faith based organizations so that better health and development outcomes can be accelerated and realized.“These are exciting but also challenging times for our country and we must intensify our efforts to create a country in which persons with disabilities are treated with the respect and dignity they deserve as human beings, enjoying all the human rights and fundamental freedoms,” Dr Ramsammy said.
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