About CBR   Africa Network (CAN)

About CBR   Africa Network (CAN)

CBR   Africa Network (CAN) is an independent Non-Governmental Organisation that facilitates information sharing on disability, CBR and inclusive development within Africa and across the World. It is an African regional affiliate of the CBR Global Network. CAN’s Niche is information sharing hence the belief that information sharing can facilitate learning and improvement in service delivery […]

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Our Core functions

Our Core functions

As an organisation promoting information sharing across the continent, our programmes are categorised into themes such as CBR Africa Conferences, Writing workshops, Publication, Website and the media (including both traditional and new media).

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CAN Conferences

CAN Conferences

There is no information to us to make sound policies that respond to the needs of the people in general and persons with disabilities because we have not invested in research.” By Lillian Banda Lack of quality data on disability issues has hindered progress with regard to developing policies READ MORE TO SEE ALL THE […]

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Publications/Books

Publications/Books

CAN has alot of Publications/Books which have been publish by various members. FIND ALL THE PUBLICATION / BOOKS

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Our Vision and Mission

Vision: Equalisation of opportunities, social integration and rehabilitation of people with disabilities in Africa.
Mission: CAN exists to promote access to appropriate information on disability and development for all people in Africa

CBR/CBID News and Events

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
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2019 Africa Forum on Visual Impairment October 7-11, 2019

2019 Africa Forum on Visual Impairment October 7-11, 2019

Achieving the SDGs through innovation, access, and lifelong learning . Africa’s premiere conference for blindness activists and leaders is coming to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The 7th Africa Forum promises to be the largest-ever gathering of the continent’s blindness community. Africa
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The Eighth Annual Disability Summit and Careers Expo

The Eighth Annual Disability Summit and Careers Expo

Previously known as the Hope-Mandeville Disability Careers Expo, the 2019 Disability Summit and Career Expo, rolled out by Creative Space Media was the second of its kind and magnitude. Combining a career expo and numerous demonstrations, the two-day event took
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Employment Opportunity – ZLA Executive Director

Employment Opportunity – ZLA Executive Director

Zambia Land Alliance (ZLA) is a network of non-governmental organizations advocating for policies, laws and administrative systems that take into consideration the interests of rural and urban poor and marginalized communities. The alliance was founded in 1997 as a committee
U N Flagship Report Disability and Development 2018

U N Flagship Report Disability and Development 2018

The Department of Economic and Social Affairs of the United Nations Secretariat is a vital interface between global policies in the economic, social and environmental spheres and national action. The Department works in three main interlinked areas: (i) it compiles,
Remarks to the 40th Session of the Human Rights Council

Remarks to the 40th Session of the Human Rights Council

As he said, the Human Rights Council is “the epicentre for international dialogue and cooperation on the protection of all human rights — civil, political, economic, social and cultural.  Every door you open helps promote opportunity.  Every right you secure
Feedback tool for the Assessment of the Impact of the WHO Guidelines

Feedback tool for the Assessment of the Impact of the WHO Guidelines

CBR Africa Network (CAN) is an independent Non-Governmental Organisation that facilitates information sharing on disability, Community-Based Rehabilitation (CBR) and inclusive development within Africa and across the World. CAN believes in information sharing as critical to the promotion of CBR strategy
Rolling Inspiration: Changing lives

Rolling Inspiration: Changing lives

CBR Africa Network wishes to celebrate the life of one outstanding woman with disability who worked tirelessly to promote the lives of persons with disability. Thuli Matlala, you did well. You can find details of Thuli’s life and more interesting

CBR / CBID Good Practices

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 […]

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 […]

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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