Studies

Inclusive Education in Uganda: Best Practices

Inclusive Education in Uganda: Best Practices

There is a lack of research into what works in Inclusive Education (IE) in Uganda, a recent study has found. Yet with children with disabilities (CwDs) constituting only 1.79% of total school enrollment, serious attention is needed to ‘ensure learning opportunities for all’ (SDG4), a study reveals further. Follow the link to download the study.

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CBR Research as Part of Community Development

Over the past 25 years, many developing countries have initiated CBR projects.  Articles on CBR have been published in international journals indicating that CBR has become an accepted approach in supporting people with disabilities, in their own community.  Exploration of these articles indicates that the research base for this assumption remains weak, Harry Finkenflügel, Servious […]

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Understanding Community Based Rehabilitation in South Africa

Unlike other conventional rehabilitation programmes, which tend to be mainly medical and institutional, CBR is categorically based within a community development framework. The strategy of CBR places equal emphasis on inclusion, equality and socio-economic development as well as rehabilitation of all people with disabilities, a study by Create (2015) notes… Read more

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2 nd  CBR World Congress

2 nd CBR World Congress

In 2016, the 2nd CBR World Congress held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia observed that there is growing need to  recognise the potential of CBR as a key bottom-up strategy to support countries to achieve their development goals by building an inclusive world. As such, several recommendations were made one of which included; Governments, as the […]

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COMMUNITY ACTION RESEARCH ON DISABILITY IN UGANDA (CARD)

About CARD CARD is a project born out of the association between Professor Sally Hartley and the staff of the former UNISE at Kyambogo Uganda.This association originally took the form of a linkage with the Centre of International Child Health at the University of London. The Linkage related to the development of the Community Based […]

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NORWEGIAN ASSOCIATION OF DISABLED (NAD) DOCUMENTATION AND RESEARCH IN CBR PROJECT

What is the Documentation and Research in CBR project? The Documentation and Research (D&R) Project in community based rehabilitation (CBR) programmes is a new in-region project currently being implemented in Malawi (since 2010), Uganda (since 2011) and Zambia (since 2012) project supported by NORAD and the Atlas Alliance through the Norwegian Association of Disabled (NAD).  It […]

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