Disability & loss of labor

Dear Phase 3 Students of Atılım Univ. Medical School
All medical students,
Medical residents in different branches
Allied health staff
General public and Media,

On 27th February 2024, we conducted a 1 hour lecture for Phase 3 Students of Atılım Univ. Medical School with a subject of “Disability & loss of labor

  • A disability doesn’t have to impact everything.

Here is the 35 slides PDF file (2,4 MB) : Disability & loss of labor

Some important reminders for all..

  1. Over 1 billion people live with some form of disability.
  2. About 15% of the world’s population live with a disability. This includes about 93 million children and 720 million adults with significant difficulties in functioning.
  3. The numbers of people with disability are increasing substantially.
  4. People with disability have worse living conditions.
  5. Disabling barriers can be overcome.
  6. Governments can                        :
    – Include disability in their health agenda;
    – Invest in specific programmes for people with disability;
    – Adopt a national strategy and plan of action;
    – Improve staff education, training and recruitment;
    – Provide adequate funding; increase public awareness and understanding on disability; and
  7. People with disability often do not receive needed healthcare..
  8. Ensure the involvement of people with disability in implementing policies and programmes.

With respect and love. 21st March 2024, Ankara

Prof. Dr. Ahmet SALTIK MD, BSc, LLM
Atılım Univ. Medical School, Dept. of Public Health
BSc in Political Sciences & Public Administration
LLM in Health Law
www.ahmetsaltik.net        profsaltik@gmail.com
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  1. Duran Aydoğmuş

    Dear Prof. Dr. SALTIK,
    I read and understand your lesson :
    “Disability & loss of labor”
    Very distinguished
    Thank you very much for communicating


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