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New Plan to Ensure Rights and Improve Living Standards of People with Special Needs to be developed before year’s end

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The Prime Minister noted the importance of this social topic, which includes ensuring the rights and improving the quality of life of people with disabilities.

Every year we consider issues of social protection of persons with disabilities. This is a very important question. In his Address to the people, the Head of State stressed the need to create a barrier-free environment for persons with disabilities. It is very important that people (with special needs) take an active part in public life, can realize their rights to education, work, and quality medical care, said Sagintayev.

The Action Plan is being completed to ensure the rights and improve the quality of life of disabled people. In this regard, the Ministry of Labor and Social Protection of the Population is entrusted to develop a new Plan with specific deadlines and indicators for each event by the end of the year.

The Ministry of Healthcare needs to analyze the reasons for the increase in disability and develop measures to prevent diseases that lead to disability and improve the quality of medical rehabilitation.

The Ministry of Education and Science is to ensure the widespread introduction of inclusive education through free access to schools, colleges, universities.

Source: The Prime Minister of Kazakhstan

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