Abstract:This thematic issue arises from a research project on the enhancement of public policy for people with reduced functioning led by Oswaldo Cruz Foundation, in partnership with the Ministry of Social Development, and with the support of the Petrópolis School of Medicine. The articles reflect on the positive and negative aspects of a unique public policy on a worldwide scale because of its focus on functioning. In 2001, through the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF), the WHO … Show more
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