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Mexico*

General Country Information
Capital: Mexico City
Population: 112,468,855 (July 2010)
Form of Government: Federal Presidential Constitutional Republic

Telephone and Internet Communications in real numbers
Telephone - main lines: 20.667 million (2008)
Telephone - mobile: 79.4 million (2008)
Internet hosts: 12.716 million (2009)
Internet users:
23.26 million (2008)

Country Ranking
DOI* 2005/2006: 0.47
World Rank 2005/2006: 66

*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 Programme for the Development of Persons with Disabilities (2009 - 2012)
http://www2.sepdf.gob.mx/aula_2010/materiales_apoyo/pronaddis_2009_2012.pdf

Disability Organizations and Contact Information:

Asociación Centro de Rehabilitación para Ciegos I.A.P. (ACREC)
Cerrada Chilpancingo No.8,
Col. Vista Hermosa, Cuernavaca
Morelos CP 62290
Mexico
Email: acrec@prodigy.net.mx
Tel: +52-7773-103-462

Asociación Mexicana para la Atención de Personas con Discapacidad Visual (AMADIVI)
No 21-D Villahermosa,
Col. Hippodrome, Del. Cuauhemoc,
Mexico DF
http://www.amadivi.com.mx

Email: cotiza@amadivi.com.mx
Tel: +52-5659-5159 / +52-5658-0262               

Asociación Mexicana de la RP y Enfermedades de la Retina ABP (Mexican RP Association)
Paris 337, Colonia Mirador
Monterrey NL, CP 64070
Mexico
Tel: +52-81-343-1888
Fax: +52-81-343-1875

Asociación Tijuana en Apoyo al Sordo
Calle Ramon Lopez Velarde 5608 C.
Colonia Montebello
Tijuana, 22480
Mexico
http://www.apsor.org
Email: apsor@telnor.net
Tel: +52-664-681-3248
Fax: +52-664-681-3248

Associación Mexicana de Sordos (Mexican Association of the Deaf)
Apdo Postal M-2290 Adm de Correos de Cuauhtemoc
No. 1 CO 06002 DF Delegacion de Cuauhtemoc
Mexico City, 04910
Mexico
Email: manol07v@hotmail.com
Tel: +52-5-684-8971
Fax: +52-5-654-5053

Confedera
ción Mexicana de Limitados Fisicos y Representantes de Deficientes Mentales, a.c. -
DPI National Assembly
Raul Hernandez Alcalá
Richard Wagner 5520 Colonia la estancia en Zapopan C.P. 45030
Jalisco, Mexico
Email: alcala_184@hotmail.com
Tel: +1-33-36296961 / +1-33-39553205
Fax: +1-33-36296961

Centro de Educación Especial para la Integración de Carentes de Vista y Disminuidos Visuales
(Centre of Special Education for the Integration of the Visually Impaired)
Calle 60 # 3337 Auda, Colón,
Mérid-Yucatan CP 91000
Mexico
Email: carentesvista@pibil.finred.com.mx
Tel / Fax: +52-9925-4634              

Divertigranja, A.C.
Francisco Madero 506-A
Colonia Miguel Alemn
Oaxaca 68120
Mexico
http://www.divertigranja.org
Email: info@divertigranja.org
Tel: +52-951-522-9512

Federación Mexicana de Sordos (FEMESOR)
Azucar No. 95-402
Col. Irrigacion
Mexico, D.F. C.P. 11000
Mexico
Email: gsanabria1@yahoo.com
Tel:  +52-55-5557-7606
Fax: +52-55-5373-4562

Project PROJIMO
Calle Constitucion #105, Col. Las Huertas
D/C Coyotitan, San Ignacio
Sinaloa 82990
Mexico
http://www.healthwrights.org/projects/projimo/projimo.htm
Email: PROJIMO_AC@hotmail.com
Tel: +52-696-962-0115
Fax: +52-696-962-0115

Study Center for Blind People, A.C.
Mena 3807 Ortiz
31237 CP Col. Fovissste
Chihuahua
http://www.ceiac.org
Email: ceiac@ceiac.org
Tel: +52-614-418-2301

Union Mexicana de Organizaciones e Instituciones de y para Ciegos (Mexican Union of Blind Organizations and Institutions)
Calle Gante 11-408 y 409
Col. Centro del Cuauhtemoc
Mexico City 06000
Mexico
Email: grupo_valentin_hauy@hotmail.com
Tel: +52-5219-5943

Vision Sin Limites
Guanajuato 232
Mexico City 06700
Mexico
http://visionsinlimites.org/
Email: info@visionsinlimites.org
Tel: +52-5574-6715