This will be done through a "comprehensive approach" in which capacity building of government and NGO health workers and disability service mapping will also be conducted.
An estimated 16 million people or 10 percent of Bangladesh's population have disabilities of any form.
Unicef is funding this 15 - month project. The ICDDR, B will implement this with the collaboration of faith Bangladesh.
While early intervention is a key to long - term success and making progress in addressing children with disabilities, there are no effective early identification measures in place.