Episode 52: Living with disability in Asian societies

In the Asia-Pacific region, it’s estimated that one in every six people is living with a debilitating physical or cognitive impairment, and that figure is set to grow.

So what is the lived experience of people with disabilities and the people who support them in these challenging environments? Population health researchers Dr. Cathy Vaughn and Alex Devine, and social entrepreneur and polio survivor Huy Nguyen, discuss the plight of people with disabilities in Asia. Presented by Ali Moore. An Asia Institute podcast.


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Alex Devine, Huy Nguyen and Dr Cathy Vaughn