RI Global: Office of Communications
Contact: Adrian Brune, +1 347-759-9501
On 3-4 July, the World Health Organization (WHO) held a meeting in Geneva, Switzerland to discuss the future of the Global Cooperation on Assistive Technology (GATE) initiative. The meeting endorsed WHO’s aspiration to lead a Global Campaign to increase knowledge and awareness, accessibility and affordability of Assistive Technology.
RI President Jan Monsbakken attended the meeting, as assistive technology is currently one of the main project areas of RI.
The GATE meeting was a follow-up to the side event held at the United Nations last September.
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