WHO launches assistive technology capacity assessment (ATA-C)
WHO has developed the assistive expertise capability evaluation (ATA-C) device, a system-level device to judge a rustic’s capability to finance, regulate, procure and supply assistive expertise. The ATA-C device allows nations to raised perceive the present standing and establish key actions to enhance entry to assistive expertise: it may be used for consciousness elevating, coverage and programme design and ongoing monitoring and analysis. The ATA-C implementation course of may also serve to deliver numerous stakeholders collectively and construct momentum for motion.
The device was developed by WHO, in collaboration with the Clinton Well being Entry Initiative and with help of many different in-country companions. Its growth has been knowledgeable by implementation in Bahrain, Bolivia (Plurinational State of), Ethiopia, Indonesia, Iraq, Liberia, Malawi, Mongolia, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Tajikistan, Uganda and Viet Nam. The device growth and nation assessments had been funded by UK support below the AT2030 programme led by the International Incapacity Innovation Hub, with contributions from the US Company for Worldwide Improvement.
To entry the device and supporting paperwork, WHO has created a devoted portal. By means of this portal, WHO will present technical help and facilitate coordination and connections between the various stakeholders in nations. Click here to access the ATA-C portal.
The ATA-C is a part of the WHO Assistive Know-how Evaluation (ATA) Toolkit, serving to nations to gather efficient and related knowledge on assistive expertise. For extra data on the toolkit, visit the ATA Toolkit webpage.