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Cuba*

General Country Information
Capital: Havana
Population: 11,477,459 (July 2010)
Form of Government: Unitary Republic / Communist State

Telephone and Internet Communications in real numbers
Telephone - main lines: 1.104 million (2008)
Telephone - mobile: 331,700 (2008)
Internet hosts: 3,637 (2008)
Internet users: 1.45 million)

Country Ranking
DOI* 2005/2006: 0.28
World Rank 2005/2006: 129

*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
III National Plan of Action for Persons with Disabilities (2006
2010)
http://www.aclifim.sld.cu/Leyes/III%20Plan%20Accion%202006-2010.pdf

Disability Organizations and Contact Information:

Asociación Cubana de Limitados Fisicos Motores (ACLIFIM) - DPI National Assembly
Mabel Ballesteros Lopez
Calle 6 No.106 entre primera y tercera, Miramar, Minicipio Playa
Cuidad de la Habana, CP 11300
Cuba
http://www.aclifim.sld.cu
Email:
aclifim@infomed.sld.cu
Tel: +53-209-3049 / +53-209-3054
Fax: +53-7-204-8787

Asociación Nacional de Sordos de Cuba
Calle 26 No. 4305
e/24 y 45 Playa CP
11300
Ciudad de la Habana
Cuba
Email:
ansoc@infomed.sld.cu
Tel: +53-7-226-575 / +53-7-2027076
Fax: +53-7-240-697

Asociación Nacional del Ciego - ANCI (National Association of the Blind)
Apartado 4129
Habana 4
Cuba
Tel: +53-7-323574 / +53-7-323574     
Fax: +53-7-334134
Email:
anci@infomed.sld.cu

Fraternidad de Ciegos Independientes de Cuba (FRACIC)
http://www.cubanet.org/htdocs/civil/fraci/fraci.html
Email:
cubanet@cubanet.org / ubanetn@aol.com