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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 | Positive Thoughts – The First in 25 Years

#HumansCare | Positive Thoughts – The First in 25 Years

Caring for her 25-year old son, Sawpon, who has cerebral palsy left 50-year old Golapi feeling exhausted and stressed. This story explains the challenges that Golapi, who lives on the outskirts of Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh has faced. Since Sawpon’s childhood,...

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#HumansCare | A Future of Possibilities

#HumansCare | A Future of Possibilities

“I see a future of hope and possibilities.” – Hom, Carer from Baglung, Nepal Hom is 65 years old and is the carer of his wife, Iswori, who is 56 years old. Together they raised 5 children who have all grown up and left home. Iswori first started showing symptoms of...

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