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Fiji

General Country Information
Capital: Suva
Population: 957,780 (July 2010)
Form of Government: Parliamentary Republic

Telephone and Internet Communications in real numbers
Telephone - main lines: 129,100 (2008
Telephone - mobile: 600,000 (2008)
Internet hosts: 12,747 (2009)
Internet users: 103,000 (2008) 

Country Ranking
DOI* 2005/2006: 0.39
World Rank 2005/2006: 99

*The Digital Opportunity Index (DOI) evaluates the opportunity, infrastructure and utilization of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) worldwide and was created by the Korea Agency for Digital Opportunity and Promotion (KADO) and the International Telecommunication Union (ITU). The DOI is based on a scale of 0-1, where 1 is ideal, and the World Rank is taken into consideration out of 181 countries, based on the DOI. 

National Disability Action Plan
Disability Action Plan (2002)
http://www.nhri.net/pdf/Fiji_Disability_action_plan.pdf

Disability Organizations and Contact Information: 

Fiji Association of the Deaf (FAD)
FNCDP Complex, 3 Brown Street
Suva, Fiji
Tel: +679-3319-042+679-3319-042     

Fiji Disabled Peoples Association - DPI National Assembly
Angeline Chand (President)
P.O. Box 15178 / 355 Waimanu Road
Tel: +679-3311-203+679-3311-203
Fax: +679-330-1161
 
Fiji Disabled Peoples Federation (FDPF)
Contact: Rakesh Chand
FNCDP Complex, 3 Brown Street
Suva, Fiji

Tel: +679-3319-042    
 
Fiji Society for the Blind
P.O. Box 521, Suva
Fiji
Tel: +679-338-2-966+679-338-2-966
Fax: +679-338-7-950 
 
Fiji Spinal Injuries Association
Contact: Mere Rodan, President
Email: employers.idea@gmail.com
 
Pacific Disability Forum
Ground floor, Kadavu House,
Victoria Parade,
Suva, Fiji Islands
http://www.pacificdisability.org/
Email: pdfsec@unwired.com.fj
Tel: +679-331-2008+679-331-2008 / +679-330-7530+679-330-7530
Fax: +679-331-0469
 
Psychiatric Survivors Association of Fiji (PSA)
Contact: Kelera Taveta, President
Email: awareness.idea@gmail.com


United Blind Persons Association of Fiji
P.O. Box 16015, Suva
Fiji
Tel: +679-3300-616+679-3300-616
Fax: +679-3301-161