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Spl kids may get medical care soon

DNDEL8139 | 8/13/2017 | Author : DNA Correspondent | WC :296



New Delhi:  Children with special needs in adoption homes could soon have health cover. Members of the Steering Committee of the Central Adoption Resource Agency (CARA) have requested the Centre to ensure that such children be extended health  cover to ensure that more of them are adopted.
If implemented, the move will significantly alter the prospects of children in adoption centres who are awaiting a home, as a majority of them have special needs. As per data obtained from CARA, there are over 2,000 children up for adoption, and over 15,000 prospective parents waiting in line for a child.
“Of the 2,000 children, over 60% have special needs, with conditions like partial hearing loss, vision loss, squint eye, cleft lip, or co
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