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Articles from the South Africa Writers’ Workshop

Community Based Rehabilitation as a vehicle of empowerment for people with disabilities in accessing equitable Health Care By Mncedisi Christian Lodwyk MdunyelwaThe point of departure of this document is two fold: Firstly, it explains why CBR can be used as tool to facilitate equitable and quality health care for PWDs and …

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Articles from the Malawi Writers’ Workshop

BRAILLE LITERACY: AN ESSENTIAL TOOL TO DEVELOPMENT By Ulemu Kawale Malawi government is implementing adult literacy programs. It is however sad to note that blind women who score very low on the literacy profile in the country are not included. . …………. Click Here to download Disability and Parenthood – The …

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Articles from the Kenya Writers’ Workshop

Improving Reproductive Health Services for Women with Disabilities By Alice Nganwa Uganda’s maternal mortality rate of 500/100,000 is the highest in East Africa. Steps have been taken to improve reproductive health (RH) services to make them more responsive to the needs of women in Uganda ……………click here to download full …

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Articles from the Tanzania Writers’ Workshop

CBR PROGRAMME IN IRINGA REGION: HOW COMMUNITY MEMBERS CAN OWN AND CONTRIBUTE TO PROGRAMMES By Bilali B. SaidCommunity Based Rehabilitation (CBR) Programme started in Iringa region in 1998 where people saw it as a government project. …………. Click Here to download Creating Awareness of Rehabilitation for People who Cannot See in …

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Articles from the Ghana Writers’ Workshop

Effects of Aggressive Behaviours on the African society and ways to Manage them By Alimata Abdul KarimuMany conflicts that occur in Africa are partly as a result of aggressive acts. The aggressive acts can be caused by poverty, deprivation and role modeling. …………. Click Here to download The role of district assemblies …

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Articles from the Egypt Writers’ Workshop

The education an effective way for preventing child Labor The child labor in one of the most critical issues now in Egypt because the number of the working children increase every time specially in the randomized areas , also the side effects of that Issues reflects negatively on those children …

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Articles from the Nigeria Writers’ Workshop

Community Based Vocational Rehabilitation services available to persons with disabilities in Kwara State  Article by Olarewaju AjaniIntroduction The CBVR programme in Kwara State has a pilot scheme which was set off to meet the need of PWDs. Unfortunately, many PWDs of this state are not aware of the services provided…………. Click …

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Inclusive Policy Development & Implementation

This publication was developed from conference presentations and discussions that took place in South Africa in 2007. This book seeks to address such questions as : What are the relevant international guidelines and policies? How can they be implemented? How do they  (or even, ‘do they?’) relate to CBR? How …

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CBR as part of community development

This book was developed from presentations and discussions that took place in Malawi at a conference “CBR as part of Community Development”. The choice of “CBR as part of Community Development” originates from the observation that the WHO/ILO/UNESCO (1994) definition of CBR states that “CBR is part of Community Development”. …

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CBR; A Participatory Strategy in Africa

This publication is based on ideas shared at a conference held in Uganda, in September 2001. It  aims to reflect the power of participation and provide information on various experiences of a participatory approach, problems encountered and people who have worked with these problems to produce positive outcomes. Download Here

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