About CBR   Africa Network (CAN)

About CBR   Africa Network (CAN)

CBR   Africa Network (CAN) is an independent Non-Governmental Organisation that facilitates information sharing on disability, CBR and inclusive development within Africa and across the World. It is an African regional affiliate of the CBR Global Network. CAN’s Niche is information sharing hence the belief that information sharing can facilitate learning and improvement in service delivery […]

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Our Core functions

Our Core functions

As an organisation promoting information sharing across the continent, our programmes are categorised into themes such as CBR Africa Conferences, Writing workshops, Publication, Website and the media (including both traditional and new media).

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CAN Conferences

CAN Conferences

There is no information to us to make sound policies that respond to the needs of the people in general and persons with disabilities because we have not invested in research.” By Lillian Banda Lack of quality data on disability issues has hindered progress with regard to developing policies READ MORE TO SEE ALL THE […]

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Publications/Books

Publications/Books

CAN has alot of Publications/Books which have been publish by various members. FIND ALL THE PUBLICATION / BOOKS

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Our Vision and Mission

Vision: Equalisation of opportunities, social integration and rehabilitation of people with disabilities in Africa.
Mission: CAN exists to promote access to appropriate information on disability and development for all people in Africa

CBR/CBID News and Events

4th World Disability & Rehabilitation Conference 2019

4th World Disability & Rehabilitation Conference 2019

The International Institute of Knowledge Management takes the pleasure to welcome you to the 4th World Disability & Rehabilitation Conference 2019 (WDRC 2019) which will be held from 07th – 08th November 2019 in Bangkok, Thailand. Disability & Rehabilitation Conference 2019 (WDRC 2019) is a premier
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Seventy-second World Health Assembly

Seventy-second World Health Assembly

The World Health Assembly is the decision-making body of WHO. It is attended by delegations from all WHO Member States and focuses on a specific health agenda prepared by the Executive Board. The main functions of the World Health Assembly
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2019 Africa Forum on Visual Impairment October 7-11, 2019

2019 Africa Forum on Visual Impairment October 7-11, 2019

Achieving the SDGs through innovation, access, and lifelong learning . Africa’s premiere conference for blindness activists and leaders is coming to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The 7th Africa Forum promises to be the largest-ever gathering of the continent’s blindness community. Africa
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Trending News

Employment Opportunity – ZLA Executive Director

Employment Opportunity – ZLA Executive Director

Zambia Land Alliance (ZLA) is a network of non-governmental organizations advocating for policies, laws and administrative systems that take into consideration the interests of rural and urban poor and marginalized communities. The alliance was founded in 1997 as a committee
U N Flagship Report Disability and Development 2018

U N Flagship Report Disability and Development 2018

The Department of Economic and Social Affairs of the United Nations Secretariat is a vital interface between global policies in the economic, social and environmental spheres and national action. The Department works in three main interlinked areas: (i) it compiles,

CBR / CBID Good Practices

Creation and Support to the National Organization of People Affected by Leprosy for advocacy and awareness in the DRC.(OPALCO)

Visit of Damien Organization to OPALCO at TLM DR Congo office DRC is endemic for leprosy, first in Africa and 4th the world. Estimates range up to 10% of leprosy disability in the country. People affected by leprosy often are diagnosed with delays for several reasons: poor the size of the country, poor health system […]

University of Gondar Community Based Rehabilitation (UoG-CBR) Program 2019 accomplishments

Introduction : According to World Bank and WHO report, a total of 17.6% of Ethiopian population is estimated to be living with some sort of disability. Due to the poverty, Access to rehabilitation services is very limited especially for persons with disability living in rural corners of the country. Therefore Community based rehabilitation strategy is […]

The African Network for Evidence to Action in Disability

Reflecting on past newsletter from us at AfriNEAD, it is amazing to read about the activities we engage in and accomplish, based on the fact that this office is not run on a full time basis. So although our aim is the produce a quarterly newsletter every year, our time is taken up with simple […]

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