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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.

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#HumansCare | Chinta Devi

#HumansCare | Chinta Devi

Chinta Devi cares for her 52-year-old husband, Mahendra Prasad, who has a mental health condition and epilepsy.  The couple live with two of their daughters and their youngest son. Since becoming part of the carers project in Jharkhand, which is being implemented...

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#HumansCare | State-Level Carers Forum

#HumansCare | State-Level Carers Forum

Caring comes in all forms and at all levels and a significant part of our work is advocating for change at policy level. In a drive to promote the voice of carers, our State-Level Carers Forum (SLCF) of Odisha was formally launched this month. Their first meeting was...

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