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Panama*

General Country Information
Capital: Panama
Population: 3,410,676 (July 2010)
Form of Government: Constitutional Democracy

Telephone and Internet Communications in real numbers
Telephone - main lines: 524,000 (2008)
Telephone - mobile: 3.915 million (2008)
Internet hosts: 8,067 (2009)
Internet users: 934,500 (2008)

Country Ranking
DOI* 2005/2006: 0.41
World Rank 2005/2006: 89

*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
National Strategic Plan for the Social Inclusion of Persons with Disabilities and their Families (2011-2014)
Disability Policy Website (opens as PDF) 

Disability Organizations and Contact Information:

Asociación Nacional de Personas Impedidas (ANPI) - DPI National Assembly
Jose Batista Gutierrez
Panama Viejo, Calle primera, casa 640
Panama
Email:
josebat07@gmail.com
Tel: +507-224-4772 / +507-503-2028   
     
Asociación Nacional des Sordos de Panamá
Apartado 8823-02494, Zona 7
Panama City
Panama
Email: carlosvega10@hotmail.com
Tel: +507-261-1294             
Fax: +507-261-0362

Funda
ción para la Igualdad de Oportunidades (Foundation for Equality of Opportunities) 
Apartado Postal 0832-1551
World Trade Center, Panama City
Panama
Tel: +507-195-0715
Fax: +507-264-2138

Instituto Panameño de Habilita
ción Especial
Apartado 11349, Zona 6
Panama

http://www.iphe.gob.pa/

Email: iphespecial@cwpanama.net
Tel: +507-501-0510             
Fax: +507-501-0522

Unión Nacional de Ciegos de Panamá
Vía Dr. Esteban Ysern Cervera
Apdo. Postal 705, Las Cumbres
Paragraph 41, Zone 15, Panama
Email: uniondeciegos.panama@gmail.com
Tel: +507-268-0526             
Fax: +507-268-2979