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WHO webinar to measure access to assistive technology

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The World Health Organisation (WHO) is holding an online training workshop this week that will look to measure the need of, and barriers to access, assistive technology in the population.

The ‘Online Master Training Workshop for Measuring Assistive Technology’ will take place from today (Monday, February 8) until Wednesday, February 10.

WHO said the workshop will kick-off the global initiative of national surveys using the rapid Assistive Technology Assessment (rATA) to measure the need, unmet need of and barriers to access AT in the population.

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The workshop aims to ensure common understanding of the purpose and process of the survey among all stakeholders; provide step-by-step guidance on the survey methodology and implementation to national data coordinators and the survey teams; and discuss and finalise the national survey deployment plans.

The workshop will be hosted on ZOOM platform. For more details, click here

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