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MOH RBC INCLUSION GUIDE ON PWDS IN HIV&AIDS RESPONSE, 2012

HIV/AIDS is among major cause of death and disability in low and medium income countries. According the UNAIDS, an estimated 650 million people, or 10% of the world’s population Click Here to download

GUIDELINES ON DISABILITY (MGLSD, HANDICAP INTERNATIONAL, SIGHTSAVERS), 2012

The world health report estimates that approx. 15% of any population lives with a disability. The 2002 Uganda Population & Housing Census found 4.2% of the population to be… Click Here to download

BASELINE SURVEY INCLUSION OF PWDS IN TO SOCIAL SERVICES, 2012

UPHLS as the umbrella organization for Disabled People Organizations in Rwanda plays a very significant and heightened role in the empowerment and promotion of equal… Click Here to download

NUDIPU BASELINE SURVEY ON PROMOTION OF DISABILITY PERSPECTIVE, 2007

This report presents of a baseline survey on knowledge, attitudes and behavioral practices regarding sexual and reproductive health/HIV/AIDS among PWDs. The overall objective of the Click Here to download

DOUBLE BURDEN, SAVE THE CHILDREN, 2004

Save the Children UK commissioned the Centre for International Child Health (CICH), Institute for Child Health, University College London to undertake the situation analysis Click Here to download

“HIV/AIDS & DISABILITY “ NUDIPU’S EXPERIENCE, BY MULANGIRA AMBROSE, 2004

The National Union of Disabled Persons of Uganda (NUDIPU) was formed on the 14th November 1987 to create a unified voice of PWDs to promote equalization of opportunities Click Here to download

COMMUNITY VOICES ON MENTAL HEALTH IN SOROTI, USDC, 2002

This is a report of a Participatory Needs Assessment (PNA) on Mental health commissioned by a consortium of four NGOs namely; Uganda Society for Disabled Children (USDC) Click Here to download

PEOPLE’S VOICES ON MENTAL HEALTH IN JINJA, USDC, 2003/4

Uganda Society for Disabled Children was founded in 1985 with a mission to provide resources and opportunities for children with disabilities to realize their potential and lead Click Here to download

DISABILITY & HEALTH KNOWLEDGE, UNIVERSITY COLLEGE LONDON, 2002

C.I.C.H. Centre for International Child Health of London, In collaboration with A.V.S.1. (International Service Volunteers’ Association) and G.D.P.U. (Gulu Disabled People Union) is Click Here to download

INTERNATIONAL GUIDE TO AIDS & SERVICES FOR THE DEAF-BLIND, BY JM GILL

In the literature there does not appear to be any rigorous definition (in the medical sense) of deaf-blindness. In this book the term “deaf-blind” refers to a person having combined Click Here to download

INTERNATIONAL SURVEY OF AIDS FOR PARTIALLY SIGHTED, BY JM GILL

CLOSEDCIRCUITTELEVISIONREADINGAIDS: Optical aids have long been used to augment residual vision but such aids vary considerably in type, cost, availability and acceptability Click Here to download

MENTAL HANDICAP, SECTION 4 BY WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION

Mental Handicap: I remember the day when I was told that Chipo had Downs Syndrome and that she would be slow in her learning and would never be quite like other children of her Click Here to download

EPILEPSY

Health facility records in Uganda indicate that epilepsy is one or the commonest health Problems, unfortunately there are no concrete statistics. Worldwide, epilepsy is Click Here to download

DISABILITY & HEALTH KNOWLEDGE – MoH, RESEARCH PROJECT, 2002

Health knowledge is an important component of the health process, fostering a healthier and more responsible life within the community. People with communication and Click Here to download

EAR FIVE STRATEGIC PLAN, 1999

Uganda has a projected population of 20.4 million (Statistical Abstract 1997) of which 50.9% are females and 49.1% males. The national annual population growth rate is 2.5% (1991 Click Here to download

GENEVA PDH REPORT, BY WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION, 1997

This informal consultation is the first in an annual series. The purpose is to review programme achievements, determine future priorities for programme development Click Here to download

REPORT ON EPILEPSY WORKSHOP, DEC, 1999

Objectives of the Meeting: To find out the burden of epilepsy in the districts, To review the interventions in place (both Govt. and NGO),To identify existing gaps in the interventions Click Here to download

NATIONAL TB/LEPROSY PROGRAMME GUIDELINE JULY, 2000

How to use these guidelines: These guidelines have been prepared by the Rehabilitation Advisory Committee in consultation with the NTLP. The information in the guidelines. Click Here to download

NUDIPU REPORT OF HIV/AIDS SERVICES FOR YOUNG PWDS, 2003

This study which sought to determine the level of knowledge on HIV/AIDS, HIV/AIDS service access and vulnerabilities for young people with disabilities was commissioned in Africa Click Here to download

UGANDA NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF THE DEAF, EVALUATION REPORT, 2007

The evaluation of the project was conducted following the expiry of the two years of the project due at the close of 2007. The evaluation is intended to collect analyze and document Click Here to download

ACCESS & UTILIZATION OF REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH INFO BY WWDs, 2000

Reproductive health is a broad term which includes female genital mutilation, anemia, unwanted pregnancy, sexually transmitted diseases, infertility, HIV/AIDS, sexual/gender violence, Click Here to download

THE CONTRIBUTION OF THE TORORO CBR PROGRAMME TO POVERTY REDUCTION AMONG PWDS, 1992
Community Based Rehabilitation, CBR has been implemented in Uganda for over fifteen years. CBR was introduced in Uganda in 1992, with financial assistance from the NAD Click Here to download

REACHING THE RURAL WOMAN IN THE FIGHT AGAINST POVERTY,NWASEA, 1998

The 4th World International Conference on Women was held in September 1995 in Beijing – China. Since then, a number of Women Organizations have been involved ir. “‘aching… Click Here to download

5TH CBR TRAINING REPORT FOR COMBRA, 2004

COMBRA, the Community Based Rehabilitation Alliance is an indigenous Non-Government Organization committed to facilitating sustainable development of persons with… Click Here to download

18TH CBR TRAINING REPORT, COMBRA, 2004

COMBRA. The Community Based Rehabilitation Alliance is an indigenous Non-Government Organization committed to facilitating sustainable development of persons with disab. Click Here to download

COMBRA ANNUAL REPORT FOR, 2002

COMBRA, the Community Based Rehabilitation Alliance, is an indigenous Organization started in 1990 by a group of Ugandans who were convinced that every human being has a right Click Here to download

COMBRA ANNUAL REPORT FOR, 2005

COMBRA the Community Based Rehabilitation Alliance is an indigenous, Non-Governmental Organization that was started in 1990 by a group of Ugandans whose vision was to create Click Here to download

COMBRA ANNUAL REPORT, 2009

COMBRA. The Community Based Rehabilitation Alliance. is an indigenous non-Governmental Organization that was started in 1990 by a group of Ugandans Click Here to download

CONSULTATIVE MEETING FOR CORDAID PARTNERS, 2003

CORDAID is a Dutch organization supporting 38 organizations in Uganda. In 200 I they selected two main areas of support, namely “Access to Markets” and “Health and Care”. In… Click Here to download

SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT & PWDS, 1994

The Community Based Rehabilitation Alliance (COMBRA) hosted a week long international workshop at Lake Victoria Hotel Entebbe in Uganda from 29th – 4th August 1994.. Click Here to download

TRAINING REPORT FOR LESOTHO LOCAL ARTISANS, 2007

Community Based Rehabilitation Alliance (COMBRA) contacted by Norwegian Association for the Disabled (NAD) was able to carry out a 2 week training for local Artisans in making… Click Here to download

STUDY OF POVERTY IN SELECTED DISTRICTS OF UGANDA, 1995

This report stems from a study on the manifestations, perceptions and causes of poverty conducted in seven selected districts_ of Uganda between March and August 1995-.’ Click Here to download

ACTIONAID UGANDA, COUNTRY STRATETGY, 1994/99

The Country Strategy Paper covers the period 1994-1999. Its purpose is to analyze the causes, distribution and nature of poverty in Uganda, to survey the actions of other players in…. Click Here to download

PRS REPORT, WORK DONE BY MEMBERS OF PARLIAMENT, 2001

The Members of Parliament representing People with Disabilities (PWDs) resolved in one of their weekly meetings that a report on their work be prepared for purpose of sharing.. Click Here to download

ACCESS TO MICRO FINANCE SERVICES FOR PWDs, HANDICAP INTERNATIONAL, 2010

In 2006, Handicap International carried out a study into good practices for the economic inclusion of people with disabilities in developing countries. This study resulted in a series of… Click Here to download

ACCESS TO MAINSTREAM MICROFINANCE SERVICES FOR PWDS, 2002

This paper discusses the results of a pilot project in Uganda where NUDIPU, the umbrella organization for people with disabilities has joined forces with the Association of Microfinance Click Here to download

IMPROVING LIVELIHOODS OF DISADVANTAGED COMMUNITIES IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES, IRISH AID, 2011

Overview of the Project: Sightsavers received funding from the Irish Aid Civil Society fund (CSF) to support programmes in 3 countries namely; Zambia, Tanzania and Uganda over the… Click Here to download

INCLUDING DISABILITY IN DEVELOPMENT, DFID, 2008

As issues of disability begin to gain international focus, for example as seen through the signatories to the Convention on Rights of PWDs, it has become apparent that to achieve…. Click Here to download

ACPF-THE LIVES OF CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES IN AFRICA, 2001

The live of children with disabilities in Africa: A glimpse into a hidden world is a multiple country study conducted by the African Child Policy Forum(ACPF). The study took place in… Click Here to download

Articles,Papers on Health: Prevention


AWARENESS OF REPRODUCTIVE RIGHTS, HIV PREVENTION AMONG WOMEN WITH DISABILITIES, 2002

The Community Based Rehabilitation Alliance (COMBRA) is an indigenous Nongovernmental Organization that was started in December 1990. COMBRA is registered with the Secretariat of NGO Click Here to download

SENSITIZATION WORKSHOP ON LEPROSY REPORT, BY COMBRA, 2000

The Community Based Rehabilitation Alliance (COMBRA) is an indigenous nongovernmental organization committed to facilitating empowerment and advocacy for, and with persons with disabilities (PWDs) Click Here to download

PREVENTION & MANAGEMENT OF DISABILITIES COURSE REPORT, BY KASAATTO-COMBRA, 2002

All Africa Leprosy Training and Rehabilitation Center (ALERT) is a training institution found in Adis-Ababa – Ethiopia. This center specializes in the management and prevention of Leprosy and Click Here to download

BASELINE ON SEXUAL & REPROD HEALTH FOR GIRLS & WOMEN WITH DISABILITIES, 2009

The wellbeing of families is linked to the reproductive and sexual rights of women and girls. Enjoyment of these rights and access to services that promote reproductive and sexual Click Here to download

EPILEPSY & THE TEACHER, 1995

What is Epilepsy? Epilepsy is a Latin word meaning” to get hold of.” A parent in Uganda describing what occurs when his child gets a fit also says,” enkintu kijja enekimukwata”. Click Here to download

HEALTH SITUATION OF WWDs (HIV/AIDS), 2004

Sowing and Reaping: It is rather obvious but important to say that before every woman there was an adolescent and there was a child. Childhood and adolescence are… Click Here to download

HNP DISCUSSION PAPER, HIV/AIDS & MENTAL HEALTH, 2005

This series is produced by the Health, Nutrition, and Population Family (HNP) of the World Bank’s Human Development Network (HNP Discussion Paper). The papers in this series Click Here to download

REPORT ON THE FIRST WORKSHOP ON CERBREL PALSY, MULAGO HOSPITAL, 1991

Cerebral Palsy is one of the most common cause of childhood disability but it has not received the attention it deserves. In November 1990, professionals in Mulago and Mengo Hospital. Click Here to download

MINISTRY OF HEALTH TRAINEES MANUAL FOR HEALTH WORKERS ON DISABILITY, 2001

The history of disability in Uganda is a reflection of global events. Before western civilization made its mark on our history, disabled persons were an integral part of society. The…. Click Here to download

MINE ACTION VICTIM ASSISTANCE AND THE LINK WITH CBR, 1998

The purpose of the presentation is to highlight how community based rehabilitation can be a tool for all vulnerable population that is internally displaced…… Click Here to download

ACCESSIBILITY TO MICRO-FINANCE SERVICES BY PWDS IN BUSHENYI, CARD RELEASE, 2001

Approximately 4% of the population of 24.7 million Ugandans are PWDs1 and previous studies have shown that PWDs face social exclusion.2 Microfinance (MF) is one of the Ugandan Click Here to download

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITIES FOR WWDs IN UGANDA, CARD RELEASE, 2001

Women with disabilities in Uganda are assigned a low status because they are women and also because they are disabled. (1) They are marginalized, neglected and are often… Click Here to download

EMPLOYMENT OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITY IN UGANDA, 2001

Significant effort by government and development partners has been exerted towards promoting employment for persons with disability (PWDs) in Uganda Click Here to download

Articles,Papers on Health: Medical Care


SITUATIONAL ANALYSIS OF MEDICAL SERVICES FOR LAND MINE VICTIMS, 2000

A base line survey was carried to ascertain the situation of medical services for landmine victims resulting in amputations in Adjumani. Bundibugyo. Kasese and Moyo districts. The purpose of Click Here to download

NORAD SUPPORT II – STRENGTHENING ESSENTIAL HEALTH CARE FOR PWDS, 2002

The Government of Uganda is committed to the equalization of opportunities for marginalized groups including people with disabilities. In 2001 the GoU and NORAD entered Click Here to download

ORAL HEALTH CARE FOR PWDs, MoH, 2004

In Uganda dental caries and periodontal diseases are the most prevalent of all diseases among children including children with disabilities. Dental caries is the major cause of.. Click Here to download

 

ANNUAL REVIEW OF NAMUTAMBA REHABILITATION CENTRE, 2006

Namutamba Rehabilitation Centre (NRC) is providing services for children/people with disabilities up to 25 years of age in Mityana Diocese (Kiboga, Mityana and Mubende District) Click Here to download

SIGHT SAVERS INTERNATIONAL – CHILDHOOD BLINDNESS WORKSHOP, 2004

I am delighted to send you this package of material from last month’s Sri Lanka workshop. I had hoped to send this a little earlier but the seasonal holidays, some technical Click Here to download

ASSISTANCE TO STRENGTHENING ESSENTIAL HEALTH CARE FOR PWDs, MoH, 2003

The Government of Uganda is committed to the equalization of opportunities for marginalized groups such as women, youth, children and persons with disabilities (PWDs). This is…… Click Here to download

NUDIPU REPORT OF A DESK STUDY ON ACCESS TO HIV INFORMATION BY PWDs, 2004

It is over twenty years since the first clinical evidence of Acquired’ Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) was reported (UAC, 2003) but the pandemic shows no signs’ of abating, with Click Here to download

NUDIPU SERVICE ACCESSIBILITY FOR PWDS AT REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH CARE, 2010

This report contains the results of a study on service accessibility for PWDs at sexual & reproductive health & HIV/AIDS service delivery points Click Here to download

STRENGTHENING ESSENTIAL HEALTH CARE FOR PWDS, MOH, 2000/1

The Government of Uganda is committed to the equalization of opportunities for marginalized such as women, youth, children and persons with disabilities (PWDs). This.. Click Here to download

CORSU, THERE IS HOPE-FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABLITY

A child is born with clubfoot where by one or both feet have the shape of Click Here to download

DISABILITY PREVENTION & REHABILITATIONIN PRIMARY HEALTH CARE, WHO, 1995

Introduction: This guide contains suggestions for action to strengthen disability prevention and rehabilitation within primary health care (PHC) services. It is addressed to rehabilitation Click Here to download

NATIONAL STRATEGIC PLAN FOR THE PREVENTION OF BLINDNESS IN UGANDA, MoH, 2000/4

This document is a national strategic plan for the prevention of blindness in Uganda covering the years 2000-2004.Introduction: Following the last national plan for prevention Click Here to download

NATIONAL STRATEGIC PLAN FOR THE PREVENTION OF BLINDNESS IN UGANDA, MoH, 1999

This document is a national strategic plan for the prevention of blindness in Uganda covering the years 2000-2004. Following the last national plan for prevention of blindness Click Here to download

PREVENTION OF BLINDNESS FROM DIABETES MELLITUS, WHO, 2005

Global prevalence of diabetes and diabetic retinopathy. Diabetes mellitus currently affects over 170 million persons worldwide and will affect an estimated 366 million by Click Here to download

REHABILITATIVE HEALTH CARE FOR PWDS, MoH, 1999

Rehabilitation Services are internationally recognized as one of the key components of health care. Despite the fact that Primary Health Care in Uganda has progressed over the last.. Click Here to download

BASIC NEEDS/BASIC RIGHTS, HIV/AIDS, MENTAL HEALTH & SUBSTANCE ABUSE, 2005

Background: Although Uganda has registered tremendous progress in the prevention of HIV infection, care and support for those affected by the epidemic, new infections are still Click Here to download

BASIC NEEDS/BASIC RIGHTS, INTEGRATING MENTAL HEALTH & DEVELOPMENT IN UGANDA, 2004/7

BasicNeeds is an International Non Government Organization built on a philosophy of building inclusive communities where People with Mental Illness, through development, Click Here to download

BASIC NEEDS/ BASIC RIGHTS-SOCIAL STIGMA & MENTAL HEALTH, 2004

The study handled the issue of the social stigma faced by PWMIs and their caregivers in Uganda. This was meant to gain a deeper understanding of the different manifestations of Click Here to download

 

CHALLENGES FACED BY PWDs IN UTILIZING HIV/AIDS COMMUNICATION & SERVICES IN UGANDA, 2006

This study was designed as a qualitative analysis of the experiences of PWDs in accessing HIV/AIDS information and health services in general. A case study approach was Click Here to download

MINISTRY OF HEALTH,USDC-TRAINING MANUAL FOR AUDIOLOGY TRAINEES, 2006

There is a sizeable proportion of the population that has hearing impairments. According to a survey carried out by the ENT department in some districts showed that 10% of the adults Click Here to download

POLICY ON DISABILITY & REHABILITATIVE HEALTH CARE, MOH, 2005

Predisposing conditions for disability have increased considerably so more Ugandan are going to be in need of assistive devices of one type or the other Click Here to download

POLICY ON DISABILITY & REHABILITATIVE HEALTH CARE, MINISTRY OF HEALTH, 2003

Predisposing conditions for disability have increased considerably so more Ugandans are going to be in need of assistive devices of one type or the other. The civil war in some Click Here to download

SPEECH & LANGUAGE (COMMUNICATION PROBLEMS), 1999

Speech & Language therapy aims to help people with all kind of communi…. Click Here to download

ACTION PLAN FOR CEREBRAL PALSY IN UGANDA, 1991

Cerebral Palsy is one of the most common causes of childhood disability. Of all disabilities, it is the most handicapping for both the affected children and their careers. Despite its freq.. Click Here to download

CONCEPT PAPER TO DEVELOP TOOL FOR EVALUATING CBR PROGRAMME, 1978

Introduction: The advent of primary health care (PHC), an outcome of 1978 Alma- declaration, recognized that all people of the world needed a new basic health care approach.(CBR) Click Here to download

DISABILITY HEALTH RIGHTS, PAPER PRESENTED TO UCBHCA, 2002

Definition: Health: According to WHO health is a complete state of well-being , and not merely the absence of infirmity. Disability is the….. Click Here to download

ESSENTIAL SERVICES FOR REHABILITATIVE HEALTH CARE FOR PWDS, MINISTRY OF HEALTH, 2008

Rehabilitation Services are internationally recognized as one of the key components of health care. Despite the fact that Primary Health Care in Uganda has progressed over the last Click Here to download

EVALUATION OF GIVING SIGHT TO CHILDREN OF UGANDA-SIGHTSAVERS, 2011

This document is an evaluation report on the communication component of the Project “Giving Sight to Children of Uganda Phase II”. Sightsavers received funding from USAIO to Click Here to download

GIVING SIGHT TO CHILDREN OF UGANDA-SIGHTSAVERS PHASE II, 2010/11

Poverty, lack of primary health care and eye services and unavoidable causes are major factors contributing to blindness. In low-income countries like Uganda with high under-5. Click Here to download

PAEDIATRIC NUEROLOGY CLINIC ANNUAL REPORT, 1993

World Health Organization Estimates that one in ten people are disabled. Three quarters of these people would benefit from rehabilitation intervention. The earlier this intervention is… Click Here to download

THE PREVALENCE OF HEARING LOSS & EAR DISEASES IN MASINDI, 2001

Introduction: Hearing loss is a growing problem worldwide especially in developing countries. Many types of hearing loss are preventable and/or reversible with appropriate intervention.. Click Here to download

SOCIO-ECONOMIC INFLUENCES ON HEALTH & REHABN OF PHYSICALLY HANDICAPPED CHILDREN ‘92

In this project, we have studied the interrelationship of social-economic factors with the health care & rehabilitation of physically handicapped rural children. The study gathered… Click Here to download

STANDARDS ON HEALTH CARE (MOH JUNE 1998)

All listed staff should be trained in the detection and treatment of people with… Click Here to download

STUDY ON REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH NEEDS OF WWDs, 2000

This Report presents findings from a study carried out in four districts of Uganda done in November and December 1998. The study relates to some of the issues that were discussed Click Here to download

THE CHILD WHO CANNOT HEAR, 1999

A child whose ears are damaged either since birth or because of illness Click Here to download

ASSISTANCE TO STRENGTHEN ESSENTIAL HEALTH CARE FOR PWDs IN UGANDA, 2003

The history of disability in Uganda is a reflection of global events. Before western civilization made its mark on our history, disabled persons were an integral part of society. The Impairm… Click Here to download

CONSTITUTION OF THE NATIONAL CEREBRAL PALSY COMMITTEE, 1999

ARTICLE 1:a) There is here by established a committee to be called the “National Cerebral Palsy Committee” (here in after to be referred to as the Committee) and which may Click Here to download

VICTIM ASSISTANCE, 2005

International campaign to Ban landmines………… Click Here to download

SYSTEMATIC REVIEW OF INITIATIVES TO SUPPORT VISUALLY IMPAIRED FARMERS-CARD RELEASE, 2001

According to the Human Rights treaties (UN Public Policy on Disabilities), the visually impaired people (VIP) have a right to economic security commensurate with their capacities Click Here to download

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITIES FOR WWDs IN JINJA & KAMULI, CARD RELEASE, 2001

Women with disabilities in Uganda are assigned a low status because they are women and also because they are disabled. (1) They are marginalized, neglected and are often… Click Here to download

HOPE ASSOCIATION PROFILE, 2004

Hope Association is located 20km east of Kampala city along the Kampala-Jinja high way. At Anthony trading Centre of Mukono Town Council, Mukono District Uganda Click Here to download

CBR TRAINING REPORT FOR SENSE INTERNATIONAL PARTNERS, 2006

Community workers and parents of Deaf Blind children affiliated to SENSE international (Uganda) from some Districts around the country were availed the opportunity to undergo Click Here to download

SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT & PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES, 1994

Ms. Katende gave background information to the workshop. She pointed out that the tentative programmes .as developed a topic a sent in by participants who…. Click Here to download

ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT OF DISABLED PEOPLE, APT, 2005

One of the acid tests of human development is whether the benefits of social, technological and economic progress are enjoyed by the politically weakest or most marginalized Click Here to download

INCOME GENERATING ACTIVITIES FOR PERSONS WITH VIISUAL IMPAIRMENT, UNISE, 2003

In the recent past, Persons With Disability had been thought of as non-productive and considered more of beggars than people who can lead independent lives… Click Here to download

NAD-MICROFINANCE SERVICE TO PWDs IN UGANDA, 2003

This report presents the outcome of a feasibility study to assess how the current and future supply of financial and non-financial services to a larger extent can include Persons Click Here to download

BBIRA CBR FOR ELDERLY & DISABLED, BEDISO-MPIGI, 2000

Bbira elderly and disabled support. organization is a community based organization that seek to improve on the quality of life for the elderly and people with disabilities of Bbira.. Click Here to download

SIGHTSAVERS INTERNATIONAL STRATEGY FRAMEWORK

Sightsavers: Vision, Mission, Values…. Click Here to download

ADD ANNUAL REPORT FOR 2001

This is an annual report for the year 2001 , covering the 11 districts we.. Click Here to download

CBM DISABILITY & DEVELOPMENT POLICY, 2006

CBM is an international Christian development organization whose primary purpose is to improve the quality of life of the world’s poorest persons with disabilities and those at risk of.. Click Here to download

MITYANA TRAINING WORKSHOP REPORT, MARCH, 2003

The workshop was conducted in New Highway Hotel in Mityana Town. The secretary for health L.C.V Mubende officiated at the opening.. Click Here to download

PROPOSAL TO EVALUATE CBR SERVICES IN UGANDA, 1995

The phenomenon of Rehabilitation Services has existed in Uganda since the colonial days. Prior to independence in 1962, services for the education and rehabilitation of…. Click Here to download

USDC ANNUAL REVIEW OF 1995/6

Last year USDC celebrated its Tenth Anniversary. We prepared a review to explain what we had achieved over the past ten years. We wanted to introduce you to some of our.. Click Here to download

INCOME GENERATING PROJECT FOR UDPA, 1998

Background Information: The Uganda Deaf blind Parents Association was formed in 1998. The objectives were to bring the parents of deaf blind children with a view of solving some Click Here to download

INVENTORY OF MFI & POVERTY REDUCTION STAKEHOLDERS, NUDIPU, 2000

The Micro Finance industry is popular phenomenon that emerged in Uganda as early as the 1960s. It has, perhaps been welcome and been referred to as timely in this era of high… Click Here to download

CHRONIC POVERTY & DISABILITY IN UGANDA, DRT UGANDA, 2003

Chronic poverty and disability in Uganda arc inextricably linked. Despite impressive economic gains made by the country in the last 10 – IS years, current evidence suggests that at least.. Click Here to download

IMPACT OF POLICY ON THE WELFARE OF PWDS, 2004

For over ten years, disabled people in Uganda have successfully secured legislation aimed at promotion and protection of their rights, affirmative action and nondiscrimination in… Click Here to download

POVERTY & DISABILITY, ANN ELWAN, 1999

Although linkages between poverty and disability are often noted, they have not been systematically examined. This review summarizes the literature on disability and it…. Click Here to download

RESEARCH REPORT ON EMPLOYMENT OF PWDs, 1995

The issue of employment of PWDs all over the world has been championed by the International Labor Organization (ILO). In 1955 ILO came up with a recommendation which in.. Click Here to download

KASESE DISTRICT UNION OF PWDS STRAT PLAN (NUDIPU), 2008/10

This strategic plan anticipates setting up a mechanism for accessing significant support from Kasese District Local Government structures and all other partners in favor of all… Click Here to download

NAD REVIEW OF CBR PROGRAMME IN UGANDA, 2000

This report presents the findings in accordance with the enclosed terms of reference from a review of the Community Based Program (CBR) in Uganda supported by the NAD Click Here to download

NUDIPU BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT SUPPORT PROJECT, APT, 2007

National Union of Disabled Persons of Uganda (NUDlPU) is an indigenous umbrella NGO that brings together all categories of disabilities including physically, sensory and…. Click Here to download

NUDIPU STRATEGY FOR IMPROVING AGRIC. PROFITABILITY OF PWDs, 2005/10

With not less than 70% of the Ugandan population depending on agriculture for livelihood, and PWDs being no exception, the need for promotion of fruitful agriculture among Ugandans Click Here to download

EMPOWERING PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES IN UGANDA, PROPOSAL, 1999

Like in other developing countries and indeed the world over, People with Disabilities (PWDs), form the most marginalized section or group in society. They are the minority of the…. Click Here to download

PROSPECT FOR PWDS, ASIA& THE PACIFIC INTO THE 21 CENTURY, UNESCAP, 2000

Unseen, unheard, uncounted. Persons with disabilities constitute the most marginalized group in the Asia-Pacific region. Women and girls with disabilities are excluded from…… Click Here to download

DISABLED PEOPLE IN SOUTH AFRICA, DPSA/DSI, 2011

The Disabled Peoples’ Organization (DPSA) in South Africa has been invited by South Africa’s new government to participate directly as one of the four main target groups in … Click Here to download

NUDIPU INTERVENTIONS FOR PWDS IN WAR AFFECTED AREAS OF UGANDA, 2007

PWDs are usually more vulnerable and at risk during conflict. They lack political representation and face more challenges in being unable to participate. Emergency, recovery and… Click Here to download

PWDs UN – ACCESSIBILITY PRACTICTIONER GUIDELINES, 2005

This manual was prepared by the Urban Management of the Lebanese…. Click Here to download

SIGHSAVERS-BASELINE REPORT ON INVESTING IN YOUTH WITH DISABILITIES, 2013

The findings under this report are those of the baseline survey on Investing in the Youth with disabilities for enhanced access to employment to be implemented by Sight Saver.. Click Here to download

BASIC NEEDS/BASIC RIGHTS, CASE STUDY BY BASIC NEEDS UK, 2007

Basic Needs is an international Non Governmental Organization (NGO) whose vision is that “the basic needs of all People with Mental Illness through out the world are met and… Click Here to download

CARD-ACCESSIBILITY TO MICRO-FINANCE BY PWDs, 2005

Approximately 4% of the population of 24.7 million Ugandans are PWDs’ and previous studies have shown that PWDs face social exclusion.’ Microfinance (MF) is one of the Ugandan Click Here to download

ASSISTANCE TO STRENGTHENING ESSENTIAL HEALTH CARE FOR PWDS, MOH, 2003

The Government of Uganda is committed to the equalization of opportunities for marginalized groups such as women, youth, children and persons with disabilities (PWDs).. Click Here to download

CBR STRATEGY FOR REHABILITATION(UNESCO/ILO/WHO), 2004

Community-based rehabilitation (CBR) promotes collaboration among community leaders, people with disabilities, their families, and other concerned citizens to provide equal.. Click Here to download

LET’S GET STARTED, KATUTANDIKE, 2007

In 2007, Ka Tutandike Uganda joined players in the development arena, addressing the needs of children and people with disabilities. At Ka Tutandike, we work as closely as we can.. Click Here to download

NATIONAL LEGISLATIONS FOR PWDS, 1995

The Constitution of the Republic of Uganda, 1995 (as amended) • Objective (IV) of the Constitution ensures Gender balance and fair representation of marginalized groups on all Constit… Click Here to download

 

BUDUPD CELEBRATION, 2010

Ladies and Gentlemen: On behalf of Busia District Union of PWDs, I take this opportunity to welcome you to this ceremony as we mark the international day for the disabled 2009 under… Click Here to download

AS IF WE WEREN’T HUMAN, HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH, 2000

After 20 years of displacement and war, the people of northern Uganda are leaving camps set up for internally displaced people and building new lives. The challenges are… Click Here to download

BASIC NEEDS, BASIC RIGHTS, 2004/5

Its estimated that 2% of the total population of Uganda(24.6 million) have epilepsy, 1% have schizophrenia and 3% suffer from manic depression. Common mental disorders….. Click Here to download

PROGRAMME PROPOSAL-THE STANDARD RULES: TOWARDS AWARENESS AND ACTION, 1996

The United Nations Decade of Disabled Persons, which ran from 1983 to 1992, had several positive outcomes:- In the autumn of 1993 the 48th United Nations General… Click Here to download

COMBRA ANNUAL REPORT, 2000

COMBRA. The Community Based Rehabilitation Alliance is an indigenous Non-Governmental Organization that was started in 1990. The Organization is committed to facilitating Click Here to download

 

REPORT ON CBR STATUS (11 AFRICAN COUNTRIES), 1998

The WCPT Congress in Pretoria, in April 1998 was host to the formation of a WCPT Africa CBR task force. A group of physiotherapists interested in CBR met to discuss a plan to improve .. Click Here to download

USDC- ABILITY BRINGING OUT THE POTENTIAL IN CHILDREN WITH DISABILITY, 2004

The news letter focused on the situation of deafblind children in Uganda.. Click Here to download

THE CONSTITUTION OF APAC DISABLED PERSONS’ UNION, 1998

We the Disabled Persons of Apac District, desiring to create, strengthen and promote united efforts of our kind in the district. For the purpose of redressing socio-cultural political and… Click Here to download

DISABILITY ADVOCACY IN ACTION, 1998

A newsletter about Disability in Uganda by the Parliament of Uganda … Click Here to download

 

CONSTITUTION OF THE NATIONAL UNION OF WOMEN WITH DISABILITIES OF UGANDA (NUWODU)

We the women with disabilities in Uganda, driven by the values of unity, transparency, love, sharing, integrity, good time management, peace and harmony, and spirituality; DESIRING to.. Click Here to download

NATIONAL COUNCIL FOR DISABILITY ACT, 2003

An Act to provide for the establishment of a National Council for Disability, its composition, functions and administration for the promotion of the rights of persons with disabilities set Click Here to download

REPUBLIC OF NAMIBIA – WHITE PAPER ON NATIONAL POLICY ON DISABILITY, 1997

The importance of definitions is more than a matter of semantics since they can influence the way in which persons with disabilities are viewed by society and by themselves. They also… Click Here to download

IMPAIRED EQUALITY, PRACTICAL GUIDE FOR VISUALLY IMPAIRED WOMEN, FINNISH FEDERATION, 1999

This book has been written for visually impaired women. It discusses topics which visually impaired women find difficult. These problematic topics are partly familiar to all women, Click Here to download

UGANDA SOCIETY FOR DISABLED CHILDREN REPORT, 2011

Uganda Society for Disabled for Children (USDC) on behalf of the Network on Disabled Children received support from Terre Des Homes (TDH) to implement and promoting the… Click Here to download

STORY OF INDIA’S RATIFICATION OF THE UN CONVENTION ON RIGHTS OF PWDs, 2007

The UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (UNCRPD) was opened for signature on 30th March 2007. India was amongst the 80 countries that signed their acceptance Click Here to download

 

LETTER TO PARLIAMENT

I wish first of all on behalf of the government of Uganda to welcome all delegates from sister countries of the Commonwealth to Uganda. I am sure you will en!0Y your stay while you are… Click Here to download

SITUATION ANALYSIS OF PROGRAMS TO MEET THE HIV PREVENTION, CARE, AND TREATMENT NEEDS OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES IN GHANA, UGANDA AND ZAMBIA, 1998

In order to increase our understanding of how to make HIV programming more inclusive for persons with disabilities, HIVCore and partners conducted a three-country situation analysis. Click Here to download

Articles,Papers on Health: Prevention

EPILEPSY IN MASINDI, KABALE & TORORO.BY EPILEPSY SUPPORT ASSOCIATION, 2005

The Study, “Epilepsy in the Districts of Masindi, Kabale and Tororo” carried out by Epilepsy Support Association, Uganda, aimed to get a better understanding of how People Living with Epilepsy (PWE) Click Here to download

EVALUATION OF NYIMBWA EPILEPSY OUTREACH CLINIC, 1993

Mulago pediatric neurology clinic has been conducting outreach services to rural community based rehabilitation programmes. One of the clinics was in Nyimbwa sub county, Luwero Click Here to download

THEMATIC WORK PAPER ON DISABILITY FOR THE NATIONAL DEVELOPMENT PLAN OF UGANDA, 2008/12

The Government of Uganda is in the process of revising the Poverty Eradication Action Plan (PE,\P) 2003/04-2007/08 and developing the new National Development Plan 2008-2012… Click Here to download

NATIONAL CBR PROG, MINISTRY OF GENDER, 2007-2012

Norwegian Association of the Disabled has been supporting the Uganda to implement a National CBR programme since 1992. Initially, the pr0gramme covered 12 districts, but later one was Click Here to download

REPORT ON TRAINING WORKSHOP FOR BLIND PERSONS, BUSIA, 2012

The training was organized by the department of Community Services targeting (thirty eighty people) blind persons who were mobilized from 8 sub-counties of Busia district. These… Click Here to download

NATIONAL TB/LEPROSY PROGRAMME, UGANDA REPORT, 2008

This report summarizes the leprosy situation in Uganda during 2008 as observed basing on the WHO recommended leprosy programme monitoring indicators. The reported data are derived from the Click Here to download

QUALITY OF LIFE ANALYSIS, BY OXFAM UGANDA, 1995

This analysis is an effort to grapple with the large social questions of marginality, poverty, gender and access to resources. In an attempt to approach this concern, the analysis relies Click Here to download

SITUATION ANALYSIS OF MEDICAL REHABILITATION SERVICES, MoH, 1998

Medical Rehabilitation: The sum total of medical Measures (treatment, operations appliances etc) aimed at managing a disability with a view of restoring to the original function are much as possible Click Here to download

SITUATIONAL ANALYSIS OF MEDICAL SERVICES FOR LAND MINE VICTIMS ,2000

A base line survey was carried to ascertain the situation of medical services for landmine victims resulting in amputations in Adjumani. Bundibugyo. Kasese and Moyo districts. The purpose Click Here to download

QUALITATIVE ASSESSMENT OF PRIMARY HEALTH CARE, 1994

The Ministry of Health (MoH) requested the Child Health and Development Centre (CHDC) to carry out a study of five “successful” programmes which have been implementing CBHC/PHC Click Here to download

REPORT ON EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES FOR ALL, WHO-PHILIPINES SEPTEMBER, 1995

Over the past two decades, there has been a dramatic expansion of CBR programmes. However, the vast majority of these programmes are based In rural communities in developing countries Click Here to download

GUIDELINES ON ELECTIONS OF PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES, 2001

The 1995 Uganda Constitution clearly spells out under the National Directive Principals of state Policy and objectives that – “The State shall ensure gender balance and fair representation of marginalized Click Here to download

TRAINEES MANUAL FOR HEALTH WORKERS ON DISABILITY, 2001

The history of disability in Uganda is a reflection of global events. Before western civilization made its mark on our history, disabled persons were an integral part of society. The Impairment decided Click Here to download

“OURS” ANNUAL REPORT, 1998

I can say that 1998 has been a hectic one and writing this Annual Report seems a daunting task to me since there is So much to report. It has been an exciting, if not tiring year! This 3rd Annual Click Here to download

16TH TRAINING REPORT COMBRA TRAINING CENTRE, 2002

COMBRA, the Community Based Rehabilitation Alliance an indigenous Non-Government Organization committed to facilitate sustainable development of persons with disabilities at all levels thrives to achieve Click Here to download

16TH TRAINING REPORT COMBRA TRAINING CENTRE, 2002

COMBRA, the Community Based Rehabilitation Alliance an indigenous Non-Government Organization committed to facilitate sustainable development of persons with disabilities at all levels thrives to Click Here to download

REPORT ON TRAINING OF COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT OFFICERS IN DISABILITY AT DATIC, TORORO, 2008

The Training of Community Development Officers was held at DATIC Tororo by COM BRA in Collaboration with Ministry of Gender Labor and Social Development from 191h October to 15 Nov. 2008 Click Here to download

REPORT ON SURGERY FOR PWDs, BUSIA, 2011

Following an official communication from CORSU Rehabilitation Hospital regarding identification. mobilization and referral of children and elder persons with disability. Click Here to download

INJURIES AMONG CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES LUWERO DISTRICT

Injuries are a growing public health and economic problem. Over five million people die annually from injuries; for every person who dies of an injury, several survive with seve Click Here to download

USDC – DOES YOUR CHILD HAVE A MENTAL HEALTH PROBLEM, 2004

Mental health is when the mind is well and is able to cope with constant worry. A healthy mind is able to deal with the demands of life daily Click Here to download

DOUBLE BURDEN, SITUATION ANALYSIS OF HIV/AIDS & YOUNG PWDs IN RWANDA & UGANDA, 2004

It has been estimated that globally there are 335 million people living with moderate severe disabilities, 70 per cent of whom live in developing countries. Concerns about the Click Here to download

COMPREHENSIVE PLAN LANDMINE VICTIM ASSISTANCE, MINISTRY OF GENDER, 2008/12

The Convention on the Prohibition of the Use, Stockpiling, Production and Transfer of Anti-Personnel Mines and on Their Destruction, or as it is more commonly known, the Ottawa Click Here to download

USDC ANNUAL REPORT, 2003-2004

USDC is a development agency involved in the medical and social rehabilitation of children with disabilities in Uganda. The mission of the society is to help children with disabilities Click Here to download

HEARING IMPAIRMENT, SECTION 6 WHO, UNICEF, 2002

About hearing impairment: when a child is unable to hear sounds as well as other children of her age, we say she has a hearing impairment Click Here to download

 

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