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WHO Press Conference
Date: 2 December 2013
09:30 - 10:15
Organization: WHO
Location: Room III
Subject: United Nations' International Day of Persons with Disabilities, 3 December. A new WHO report, International perspectives on spinal cord injuries, highlights the impact of spinal cord injury on both men and women, and its geographical distribution. It shows also the consequences associated with spinal cord injury and what can be done to minimize its effects on individuals and societies.



United Nations' International Day of Persons with Disabilities, 3 December.


A new WHO report, International perspectives on spinal cord injuries, highlights the impact of spinal cord injury on both men and women, and its geographical distribution. It shows also the consequences associated with spinal cord injury and what can be done to minimize its effects on individuals and societies.
  • Etienne Krug, Director of the Department of Violence and Injury Prevention and Disability, WHO
  • Alana Officer, Coordinator, Disability and Rehabilitation, WHO


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