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Saima Wazed Hossain

WHO Adopts Autism Resolution

Resolution brings formal commitment to action on developmental disabilities by more than 50 countries
June 04, 2013

On May 30, the executive board of the World Health Assembly adopted the resolution “Comprehensive and Coordinated Efforts for the Management of Autism Spectrum Disorders” (ASD). The assembly is the governing body of the World Health Organization (WHO).

Sonia Gandhi: Policy "Has Not Kept Pace" With Rising Prevalence of Autism

8 Countries Unanimously Adopt Autism Charter at Conference in New Delhi

Yesterday, representatives from the governments of India, Bangladesh, Thailand, Bhutan, Myanmar, Nepal, Sri Lanka, and Timor-Leste, wit

February 12, 2013

NEW DELHI, INDIA (February 12, 2013) - Yesterday, representatives from the governments of India, Bangladesh, Thailand, Bhutan, Myanmar, Nepal, Sri Lanka, and Timor-Leste, as well as Autism Speaks and the World Health Organization (WHO), came together for the inaugural meeting of the South Asian Autism Network (SAAN) in New Delhi, India.