Is there public funding available to ensure that people with disabilities have access to the necessary assistive devices and technologies?


Question 19 asks if government (co)funds the purchase of assistive devices and technologies. Respondees show a clear divide between the continents.


At worldwide 2.4, this indicator is among the lowest in the survey, and the gap between the countries with high development (1.7) and medium/low (2.7) is especially wide. In many low-income countries some support systems exist, but with poor quality and availability.

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