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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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Hope for tribal carers in eastern India

For carers like Budri, support from SPREAD, one of our local partners working with marginalised tribal communities in Odisha, eastern India, could not come too soon. Her husband Lachhaman lost the use of one leg in a seemingly simple slip whilst walking. Budri has...

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International Literacy Day | Hope for child carers

International Literacy Day, celebrated annually on 8 September, is an opportunity for Governments, civil society and stakeholders to highlight improvements in world literacy rates, and reflect on the world's remaining literacy challenges. The issue of literacy is a...

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