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Oregon State University

Publication Date

Fall 2013

Program Name

Senegal: National Identity and the Arts

Abstract

The number of people with disability in the world is very large, however; what having a disability means for each person is even more alarming. In a developing country, it is extremely difficult for people with disabilities to receive the health care they need. The organizations that offer health care to people with disabilities are faced with a number of challenges; but they continue to do the best they can. This study was done at a prosthetics and orthotics rehabilitation center in Dakar, Senegal. It is a case study that examines the difficulties the workers face, the motivations the workers have, and the relationships between the people in the organization.

Disciplines

Community Health | Health Services Administration | Inequality and Stratification | Public Health | Social Welfare

 

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