AIFO is a grassroot organisation with groups and regional coordinations covering the whole of Italy.The international activities of AIFO focus on on two main areas – (1) Community healthprogrammes with a special focus on leprosy (2) Community-based Inclusive Development (CBID) programmes open to all the different groups of persons with disabilities including persons with disabilities due to leprosy and persons with mental illness.

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Community health programmes with a special focus on leprosy.

Timeframe and/or implementation plan: Continued commitment since 1961  

Theme: Eliminate Stigma and Discrimination
Year: 2018

Community-based Inclusive Development (CBID) of persons with disabilities as associated organization of WHO and as founder member of International Federation of Anti-leprosy Associations (ILEP), International Consortium for Disability and Development (IDDC), Italian Disability and Development Network (RIDS). 

 Timeframe and/or implementation plan: Continued since 1995

Theme: Routes to Economic Empowerment
Year: 2018

To conduct Emancipatory Disability Reasearches with women and girls with disabilities in two countries

Timeframe and/or implementation plan: in 2019-2020  

Theme: Women and Girls with Disabilities
Year: 2018

To contribute to finalization of IASC Guidelines on Inclusion of Disability in Humanitarian Aid.

Timeframe and/or implementation plan2019.

Theme: Conflict and Humanitarian Contexts
Year: 2018