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25. Appropriate Governments and local authorities to take certain steps for the prevention of occurrence of disabilities. -

Fri, 02/28/2014 - 10:46 -- shalini.singh
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Within the limits of their economic capacity and development, the appropriate Governments and the local authorities, with a view to preventing the occurrence of disabilities, shall-

  1. undertake or cause to be undertaken surveys, investigations and research concerning the cause of occurrence of disabilities;
  2. promote various methods of preventing disabilities;
  3. screen all the children at least once in a year for the purpose of identifying "at-risk" cases;
  4. provide facilities for training to the staff at the primary health centres;
  5. sponsor or cause to be sponsored awareness campaigns and disseminate or cause to be disseminated information for general hygiene, health and sanitation;
  6. take measures for pre-natal, parental and post-natal care of mother and child;
  7. educate the public through the pre-schools, schools, primary health centres, village level workers and anganwadi workers;
  8. create awareness amongst the masses through television, radio and other mass media on the causes of disabilities and the preventive measures to be adopted.

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