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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 are to determine the policies of the Organization, appoint the Director-General, supervise financial policies, and […]

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Starting where we are

Starting where we are

Situational analysis of the educational needs of learners with severe to profound sensory or intellectual impairments in South Africa.One of the main obstacles to the inclusion within educational systems worldwide of learners with disabilities is that learners’ needs are not fully understood by teachers, who mostly lack skills in disability practice, thereby preventing equal access […]

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Activity Report 2017/2018

Activity Report 2017/2018

Light for the World is a global disability & development organization, breaking down barriers to enrich society and unlock the potential in all of us. We enable crucial eye health services and empower people with disabilities in some of the poorest regions of the world. We focus on the poorest and hardest to reach because […]

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CBR Training Report 2019

CBR Training Report 2019

It was held from Tuesday 26 to Thursday, February 28, 2019, in the meeting room of TLM DR Congo at Avenue Kato No. 283, the capacity-building workshop of the DRC partners involved in the disability and leprosy sector. This workshop, organized and funded by TLM DR Congo, aimed to equip government partners and those from […]

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Annual News letter 2018

Annual News letter 2018

On the sidelines of the opening of the launch event of the International Decade for Action “Water for Sustainable Development”, 2018-2028, the Founder of Peace and National Unity – Leader of the Nation, President of the Republic of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon signed the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities at the […]

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Disability Inclusion in Education: Building Systems of Support

Disability Inclusion in Education: Building Systems of Support

At the heart of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals is the pledge to leave no one behind and create a “just, equitable, tolerant, open and socially inclusive world in which the needs of the most vulnerable are met”. A key strategy for realising these goals in relation to children with disabilities, is to upskill […]

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The Teacher Empowerment for Disability Inclusion (TEDI) project

The Teacher Empowerment for Disability Inclusion (TEDI) project

What is the TEDI project? The Teacher Empowerment for Disability Inclusion (TEDI) project is a partnership between the University of Cape Town (UCT) and Christoffel-Blinden Mission (CBM) and co-funded by the European Union and CBM. It aims to empower teachers to provide quality education for learners with severe to profound sensory or intellectual impairments through […]

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Starting where we are

Starting where we are

Situational analysis of the educational needs of learners with severe to profound sensory or intellectual impairments in South Africa.  Edited by Judith McKenzie, Jane Kelly and Nozwelo Shanda READ MORE

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Accessibility Organization for Afghan Disabled- ANNUAL REPORT 2018

Accessibility Organization for Afghan Disabled- ANNUAL REPORT 2018

The voice of rights by Abdul Khaliq Zazai AOAD CEO: As Disability Peer-support advocate Mr. Abdul Khaliq Zazai created the Accessibility Organization for Afghan Disabled (AOAD) is a non-governmental, non-profit and non-political organization established by Person with Disability in 2007. AOAD works for persons with disabilities and their immediate family members. AOAD is registered with […]

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DISABILITY LESOTHO

DISABILITY LESOTHO

Welcome once again to the edition of Disability Lesotho. Disability Lesotho is a platform whereby persons with disabilities, Disabled People’s Organisations and Individuals are sharing their views on issues of disability. This edition is covering news for the Month of April, 2019. I always ask myself whether persons with disabilities should pay tax or not. […]

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