The Hong Kong government says 8.1 per cent of our population – some 578,000 – suffer some form of disability, with more than half of these suffering “restricted body movement”. Photo: David Wong
David Dodwell
Opinion

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Outside In by David Dodwell

The true price of failing to help the world’s disabled

WHO and World Bank figures suggest it costs between US$1.37t and US$1.94t to ensure the world’s disabled can be part of society. But is that just the tip of the iceberg?

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The Hong Kong government says 8.1 per cent of our population – some 578,000 – suffer some form of disability, with more than half of these suffering “restricted body movement”. Photo: David Wong
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