Malaysia Country Report 2014

MALAYSIA COUNTRY Report 2014 (For presentation to the WBUAP Mid-Term Regional General Assembly, Hong Kong, November 2014).   Describe one or two recent highlights over the past two years.   1.1. The Traditional and Complementary Medicine Act 2013: To regulate and upgrade the provision of traditional medicines and complementary forms of health-care, which includes all … Read more

Japan Country Report 2014

Country Report–Japan     Describe one or two recent highlights (over the past 2 years)   After years of efforts on disability legislations prior to the ratification of CRPD (amendments to the Basic Act for Persons with Disabilities, enactment of the Law for the Welfare of Persons with Disabilities and the Act to Advance the … Read more

Hong Kong Country Report 2014

Country Report   Country : Hong Kong, China Organization : Hong Kong Blind Union & Hong Kong Society for the Blind     Key Development in Government Policies and Initiatives   1.1       The Hong Kong Government has undertaken to carry out a major retrofitting programme to upgrade the barrier-free facilities in existing government premises and … Read more

China Country Report 2014

Country Report on World Blind Union Asia Pacific Mid-Term Regional General Assembly 2014 (China)   Chinese mainland has a population of 17.31 million eyesight impaired people. With high attention attached by Chinese government and support from communities, China Association of the Blind(CAB) unites closely with local blind person’s associations, works hard towards a common goal, … Read more

Australia Country Report 2014

AUSTRALIAN BLINDNESS FORUM   World Blind Union Asia-Pacific Mid-Term Regional Assembly Reporting Country/Territory: Australia Name of Person Reporting: Tony Starkey Interim Chair Australian Blindness Forum   1          ABOUT THE AUSTRALIAN BLINDNESS FORUM The Australian Blindness Forum (ABF) is a not-for-profit organisation, whose purpose is to operate as the peak body representing the blindness sector for … Read more

Circular November 2014

    4 November 2014.   To all Delegates, Honorary vife Members, Representatives and Friends of WBUAP:   Dear all:   RE: CIRCULAR NOVEMBER 2014   How time flies! It is almost two more weeks before we meet in Hong Kong for the WBUAP Mid-Term Regional General Assembly (MRGA), and I hope you have got … Read more

Minutes of the WBU-Asia Pacific Quadrennial Regional General Assembly november 2012

Minutes of the WBU-Asia Pacific Quadrennial Regional General Assembly   Date: 13 November, 2012; Venue: Hotel Imperial Queen’s Park, Bangkok, Thailand.   PRESENT: In attendance were 69 voting Delegates/Honorary Life Members and 15 participants from 17 countries/Territories – Australia, Cambodia, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, South Korea, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, New Zealand, Philippines, … Read more