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Sixth Annual Meeting of the WG: Objectives and Agenda Jennifer H. Madans U. S.

Sixth Annual Meeting of the WG: Objectives and Agenda Jennifer H. Madans U. S. A.

Summary of work to date 1 st meeting (Washington, DC, Feb 2002): 64 participants

Summary of work to date 1 st meeting (Washington, DC, Feb 2002): 64 participants from 32 countries Agreed to develop short and long sets of internationally comparable disability measures using the ICF as a framework; census questions a priority 2 nd meeting (Ottawa, Canada, Jan 2003): 40 participants from 18 countries Established link between purpose and aspects of measurement via matrix

Summary of work to date 3 rd meeting (Brussels, Belgium, Feb 2004): 50 participants

Summary of work to date 3 rd meeting (Brussels, Belgium, Feb 2004): 50 participants from 30 countries Equalization of opportunities selected as purpose of short measure 4 th meeting (Bangkok, Thailand, Sept 2004): 40 participants from 23 countries Draft of short measure agreed upon conceptually; revisions to the questions, statement of rationale, and test implementation protocols to be completed

Summary of work to date Regional workshops (Nairobi, Kenya, June, 2005 and Rio de

Summary of work to date Regional workshops (Nairobi, Kenya, June, 2005 and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sept 2005): Kenya: 15 participants from 12 countries Rio: 29 participants from 26 countries Informed countries about the questions, the planned pre-testing, and the pre-test protocols and sought feedback from countries on these activities

Summary of work to date 5 th meeting (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sept 2005):

Summary of work to date 5 th meeting (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sept 2005): 47 participants from 31 countries Revisions suggested for the short measurement set, the accompanying rationale, and the implementation protocols. New workgroup formed to plan and implement analyses of the WG pre-tests; all results pertaining to the six WG questions considered including the WG sponsored pre-tests, the WHO/ESCAP test, and other testing activities

Major accomplishments since Rio Draft implementation protocols Translated into Spanish Revisions completed

Major accomplishments since Rio Draft implementation protocols Translated into Spanish Revisions completed

Major accomplishments since Rio Standardized pre-testing of WG short set in 15 countries 13

Major accomplishments since Rio Standardized pre-testing of WG short set in 15 countries 13 funded via World Bank grant, 2 self-funded Cognitive tests Argentina, Brazil, Congo, Egypt, Gambia, India, Kenya, Lesotho, Mauritius, Mexico, Paraguay, Philippines, Uganda, Vietnam, Tanzania Field tests Gambia, Vietnam Underway in Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay

Major accomplishments since Rio Other tests of the WG short set in at least

Major accomplishments since Rio Other tests of the WG short set in at least 11 countries Greece, Guatemala, Hong Kong, Palestine, Peru, Poland, Romania, South Africa, Sweden, Venezuela, Zambia, and WHO/UNESCAP participating countries (Fiji, India, Indonesia, Mongolia, Philippines)

Major accomplishments since Rio Received pre-test results / reports from 15 countries that did

Major accomplishments since Rio Received pre-test results / reports from 15 countries that did standardized tests Will be reported at this meeting Results from some countries that conducted other tests will be reported at this meeting South Africa WHO/UNESCAP countries (Fiji, India, Indonesia, Mongolia, Philippines) Zambia

Plan for th 6 meeting Focus of the meeting on analyses of pre-test results

Plan for th 6 meeting Focus of the meeting on analyses of pre-test results and “next steps” for WG short set Products of workgroups on the short measurement set and data analysis Goal is to make recommendation for the short measurement set which could include necessary revisions and/or additional testing Other workgroup updates Extended sets

Meeting and session objectives (Session 2) Pre-test overview Introduce plan for reviewing pre-test results

Meeting and session objectives (Session 2) Pre-test overview Introduce plan for reviewing pre-test results Explain analytical approaches Review methods of countries that conducted other tests of the WG short set

Meeting and session objectives (Session 3) In-depth review of WG pre-test results Review WG

Meeting and session objectives (Session 3) In-depth review of WG pre-test results Review WG pre-test results for each question Country level analyses Combined cognitive test analyses Field test analyses Discuss revisions and next steps Review results from pre-test in Zambia Determine plan for publication Evaluate additional opportunities for testing (based on country reports) Determine next steps for the short set

Meeting and session objectives (Session 4) Present work on the development of the extended

Meeting and session objectives (Session 4) Present work on the development of the extended measurement set/s Review the Budapest Initiative Report from workgroup Determine plan for further development of extended sets

Meeting and session objectives (Session 5) Discuss other international activities related to disability statistics

Meeting and session objectives (Session 5) Discuss other international activities related to disability statistics Report on World Bank activities Report on Central Asia Regional meeting Report on 2003 -2005 collection and analysis of data on disability in the LAC region

Meeting and session objectives (Sessions 6 & 7) Strategic issues Review status of World

Meeting and session objectives (Sessions 6 & 7) Strategic issues Review status of World Bank DGF funds and final report Discuss WG governance issues Determine next steps and objectives for 7 th WG meeting Identify location for 8 th meeting