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Catalysing Change for Carers in Low and Middle Income Countries
Long-term care for people with chronic illnesses and disabilities presents an urgent challenge around the world. The burden placed on unpaid family carers is immense and has a direct impact on their physical health, mental and emotional wellbeing and economic security. Carers Worldwide highlights the vital role played by carers. We advocate for their inclusion in mainstream development programmes and the development of carer-specific services.
International Day of Cooperatives is an annual celebration of the “co-operative movement” which has been observed on the first Saturday in July since 1923 by the International Co-operative Alliance. A cooperative is defined as a “people-centred enterprise owned and...read more
Our #HumansCare feature this week comes from Bangalore in South India, where Carers Worldwide works closely with the State Disability Commissioner of Karnataka, Mr Basavaraju. Since the inception of Carers Worldwide, the Commissioner has supported our journey from...read more