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Restoring Hope: the benefit of effective CBR initiatives in Zambia

Bruce Mubuyayeta Nasilele, 37, is a resident of Dambwa North in Livingstone, Zambia. He is a member of Zambia Psychosocial Disability Association and Zambia Association for Hydrocephalus and Spinal Bifida. Nasilele lives with psychosocial disability.  He suffered from cerebral malaria and spine problems during childhood  and since then, he has …

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The 6th CBR Conference Zambia 2018

 

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Call of papers of examples of good practice in inclusion of persons with disabilities for International Advocacy

WHO has formed a working group to influence UN agencies to take responsibility for implementing through ministries of the respective components of the CBR matrix.  e.g: UNESCO and UNICEF taking responsibility of education and children, ILO with livelihood, UNDP with development and so on through respective ministries. This  Working group …

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Working toward an inclusive, fair world for people with disabilities in 2017.

Working toward a more open, inclusive, and fair world for people with disabilities in 2017. Hope shines a light in the darkness. It’s infectious, even healing. But what is there to be hopeful for? Let’s look at the year ahead with 12 reasons to have hope in 2017 Extreme poverty …

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The 6th East African International Conference on Communication Disability

It is a pleasure to invite you to 6th East African International  Conference on Communication Disability. The conference is organized by Kenyatta University- KU, Association of Speech and Language Therapist Kenya- ASLTK, and Leibniz Universität- Hannover, Germany. The East African International  Conference on Communication Disability Conference is biannual event organized …

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International Day of Persons with Disabilities

Theme for 2016: Achieving 17 Goals for the Future We Want United Nations’ (UN) International Day of Persons with Disabilities is annually held on December 3 to focus on issues that affect people with disabilities worldwide. The theme for this year’s International Day is “Achieving 17 Goals for the Future …

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IDDC Consultation on Inclusive Development

International Disability and Development Consortium (IDDC) is launching a consultation to arrive at a common understanding among all stake holders and partners on inclusive development. The aim of the International Disability and Development Consortium (IDDC) is to promote inclusive development internationally, with a special focus on promoting the full and …

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African call for good practices

Making It Work, in collaboration with a global Gender and Disability Technical Advisory Committee (TAC), is launching an African call for good practices on the elimination, prevention of and response to violence, abuse and exploitation of women and girls with disabilities. It is targeting actions and initiatives that lead to …

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CAN distributes WHO CBR guidelines to DPOs in Uganda:

CBR Africa Network (CAN), through collaboration with the umbrella organization – the National Union of Disabled Persons of Uganda (NUDIPU), provided WHO CBR Guidelines training to Disabled People’s Organizations (DPOs) from various districts and communities in Uganda. The one-day workshop held on Tuesday, 25th October, 2016 at Nob View hotel …

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Disaster risk, reduction and CBR- 2nd CBR World Congress

Over 1000 representatives from 78 countries are attending the 2nd CBR World Congress, running from 27th-29th of September in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Community-based rehabilitation practitioners, persons with disabilities and other key stakeholders convene to celebrate the work being done to empower and enable people facing barriers around the world. The …

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