Workshop on Disability Statistics in the ESCWA Region

Beirut, 21-23 March 2005

Provisional Agenda

Monday, 21 March 2005‎

‎09:00 - 09:30‎ Registration of participants
‎09:30 - 10:00‎ Opening Speech‎
‎10:00 - 10:30‎ Objectives of the workshop and importance of disability statistics for ‎policy formulation and monitoring ‎(ESCWA)‎

‎10:30 - 11:00‎ Coffee Break

Session chair: ‎ ‎------‎

‎11:00 - 12:30‎ Presentation of national reports (Bahrain, Egypt, Palestine, Yemen)‎

‎12:30 - 13:30‎ Lunch Break‎

‎13:30 - 14:30‎ Overview of the International Classification of Functioning,‎
Disability and Health (ICF) as a framework for disability‎ measurement ‎(WHO)‎

‎14:30 – 16:00‎ Group Exercise
Exercise 1: Disability definitions and ICF Model
Exercise 2: Disability and/or health problem (homework)‎
Exercise 3: Case example

‎16:00 - 16:30‎ Coffee Break

‎16:30 – 17:00‎ Feedback & discussion for exercises 1 & 3‎

‎17:00 - 17:30‎ Operationalization and applications of ICF ‎(WHO)‎

‎17:30 – 18:00‎ Group Exercise
Exercise 4: Disability survey in Gondoland


Tuesday, 22 March 2005‎

Session chair:‎ ‎--------‎

‎08:30 - 10:30‎ Group exercise (cont’d) / Feedback & discussion for exercises 2 & 4‎

‎10:30 – 11:00‎ Coffee Break

‎11:00 - 11:30 ‎ WHO Family of International Classification (WHO-FIC): members ‎and network ‎(UNSD)‎

‎11:30 - 12:00 ‎ Use of ICF as an organizing principle for surveys ‎(UNSD)‎

‎12:00 - 13:00‎ Discussion/ Exercise‎

‎13:00 - 14:00‎ Lunch Break ‎

‎14:00 - 14:30‎ Washington Group on Disability Statistics ‎(UNSD)‎

‎14:30 - 15:00‎ UNSD collection and dissemination of disability statistics ‎(UNSD)‎

‎15:00 - 16:30‎ Discussion/ Group Exercise ‎
Exercise 5: Action Plan for Gondoland


Wednesday, 23 March 2005‎

Session chair:‎ ‎------‎

‎09:00 - 10:00 ‎ Feedback & discussion for exercise 5‎

‎10:00 - 11:00 ‎ Presentation on ESCWA project proposal “Development of disability ‎statistics in the ESCWA region” ‎‎(Ahmed Hussein)‎
Donors from various agencies will be invited to attend this presentation

‎11:00 - 11:30‎ Coffee Break ‎

‎11:30 - 13:30‎ Recommendation and closure of the workshop
 



 

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