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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.
Last month Anil Patil, founder of Carers Worldwide, attended two events which focused on the global carers movement. The first event attended by Anil was Merck’s “Embracing Carers” collaborative meeting which was held in Paris on Tuesday 19th March. Embracing Carers...read more
Last year we began our first pilot project in Bangladesh and partnered with local NGO “Centre for Disability in Development” (CDD). For this #HumansCare feature we spoke to Mr Noman Khan who is the Founder of the organisation. Noman kindly told us about his role at...read more