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10,000 people in Kyrgyzstan were first recognized as people with disabilities in 2017

178,700 people with disabilities live in Kyrgyzstan, according to the information voiced at the meeting of the Onuguu-Progress faction.

The percentage of people with disabilities in the entire population of the country is 3%.

The number of children with disabilities is 29,900 (16.7% of the total number of people with disabilities), 6,000 of which need constant care.

61,575 persons with disabilities has passed the survey last year. "We recognized 10,000 people, 4,000 children as people with disabilities for the first time in 2017," Director of the Medico-Social Expertise of the Ministry of Social Development Janyl Akbayeva said.

Original url : akipress.com

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