Health and Prevention


AIDS and disability: Just not good enough

People with disabilities are living with HIV. This paper explains why they must be included in virus prevention education, provided access to treatments, and rehabilitation. What's more, people living with HIV are not receiving proper rehabilitation care as the virus causes impairments. Read the article here.

Road safety: Focus on vulnerable users

Road safety is a growing development and public health issue. Globally, road crashes are close to becoming one of the first five causes of death, and non-fatal injuries heavily impact on disability. Indeed, each year, road crashes kill 1.25 million people and injure as many as 50 million others. View the briefing paper here.

Diabetes and Other Cardiovascular Risk Factors (2012)

This document is intended to provide guidance and a framework for each stage of the project cycle for projects tackling the theme of diabetes and other cardiovascular risk factors. View report here and brief format here.

Inclusive and integrated HIV and AIDS programming (2012)

This policy paper describes Handicap International’s mandate and values as applied to the theme of inclusive and integrated HIV and AIDS programming. View report here and brief format here.

Santé mentale communautaire et violences liées au genre dans la Province Ouest du Rwanda (2012)

A report on community mental health and gender-based violence in Rwanda. View report here and brief format here. (In French)

Mental Health in Post-Crisis and Development Contexts (2011)

This policy paper describes Handicap International’s actions, choices and commitments towards mental health in post-crisis and development contexts. View report here and brief format here.

Diabetes Prevention and control projects in countries with limited resources (2009)

This analysis paper presents the ‘know-how’ acquired by Handicap International in its diabetes prevention and control projects. View report here.

Policy Paper on Psychosocial Interventions in Lebanon (2008)

A policy paper that presents a design for a national plan on psychosocial interventions, aiming to develop and promote the national plan established during the July 2006 war. View report here.

As It Is: Research Findings on the Knowledge, Attitude, Practice and Access to HIV and AIDS Information and Services Amongst Persons with Disability (2007)

Scientifically gathered information concerning the knowledge, attitude and practice among people with disabilities in areas surrounding HIV and AIDS. View report here.


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  • commented 2016-10-17 13:05:38 -0400
    It’s amazing how in some countries still do not give real attention to docenças as: Diabetes, HIV, cancer, etc.

    The disease kills many people each year and realize that nursing is still precarious, frankly health should be available to everyone, it’s a shame not to be.

  • commented 2016-10-14 09:00:51 -0400
    I used to work for a trading company ( which imported goods from emerging markets and I was shocked to see the environment where the employees worked, especially, in China. That really made me think twice before accepting any provider just for the price.
  • commented 2016-10-01 17:51:25 -0400
    Very good, usually people in several countries besides suffering with the disease suffer to have access to medicines, currently live in Brazil and knowing some cases, I see how difficult it is for these people.

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  • commented 2016-09-22 03:54:18 -0400
    Hey guys,
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  • commented 2016-09-12 06:47:05 -0400
    You define a informative piece of writing about HEALTH AND PREVENTION. I truly like your writing style and information!!!
  • commented 2016-09-12 05:33:37 -0400
    I always believe that if you want to do something then you can do that. I am associated with an NGO that helps HIV victims and offered them free medical treatment along with rehabilitation. We all know that proper care can change the life of victims. I am john associated with health firm ( that offered quality medicines at affordable price.
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  • commented 2016-08-25 08:19:17 -0400
    I would like to add one more resources into the list.
    The resource is about Sexually Transmitted Diseases and their testing options.
    You’ll find a lot of help on the site I just found on the internet about STDs and testing.
    Check out the resource here :
  • commented 2016-08-13 13:08:09 -0400
    The resource: (Diabetes and Other Cardiovascular Risk Factors) helped me a lot! “This document is intended to provide guidance and a framework for each stage of the project cycle for projects tackling the theme of diabetes and other cardiovascular risk factors.”
    #diabetes (
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  • commented 2016-07-22 09:11:43 -0400
    Health and Prevention both are the main topic which have very very long discussion. Now here you showed the value of both of them especially for the children because mostly they are victim and looking good health. Infect, I read a lot of articles related to health from I already said that Health is very necessary for everyone. Without good health there is not meaning of a lot of walth.
  • commented 2016-03-25 10:25:50 -0400
    Health is ncessary for everyone. Everyone want a good health to live happy life. Here you talked about the ratio of different dieases which are common in children. Due to work of some organization and health related department that ratio decline. We should support health and prevention resources. Infect, I read a good post on similr topic at and now this one. Authors of both posts did good research on that topic. Thanks.
  • commented 2015-07-22 05:32:46 -0400
    Great Article!
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