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Participatory Data for Disability Inclusive Cities

Participatory Data for Disability Inclusive Cities

Indonesia: Participatory data for policy use

Municipal actors in Indonesia harness participatory data on disability for inclusive policies. The data on disability available from official sources is scarce and often outdated to be effective in planning and policy making. In fact, no universal database regarding persons with disabilities exists in Indonesia, with figures varying across ministries and agencies. In addition, such data is often aggregated at the national level, making it difficult for the municipal policymakers to make use of it for local policy design.

United Nations system- wide action plan on Youth Report

United Nations e-government survey 2014

The “Mwana” project in Zambia, launched in 2010 with support from the Ministry of Health and UNICEF, has reduced delays in transmitting results from HIV test laboratories to health facilities via instant SMS message from 66 days to 33 on average in the country’s rural and underserved communities. In addition to strengthening early infant diagnosis and improving the rate of postnatal follow-up, Mwana proved successful in engaging with local health workers and service users in the co-design of m-health information services.

Eleventh Malaysia plan 2016-2020: anchoring growth on people

The Eleventh Malaysia Plan (2016-2020) is an example of setting inclusion as an overarching goal. The strategy identifies inclusion as one of the country’s six “strategic thrusts”. In addition to making it a standalone priority, the document integrates indicators of inclusion under the rest of its major areas of concern. 

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