Establishing a National Cross-Disability Council

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  • The Accomplishment

  • What Worked

  • About the Author

In 2014, the Myanmar disability community formed the first national level cross-disability organization. The establishment of Myanmar Council of Persons with Disabilities (MCPD) was the main outcome of a historic national conference that brought together over 500 persons with disabilities from all states and divisions in Myanmar.