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Creation and Support to the National Organization of People Affected by Leprosy for advocacy and awareness in the DRC.(OPALCO)

Visit of Damien Organization to OPALCO at TLM DR Congo office DRC is endemic for leprosy, first in Africa and 4th the world. Estimates range up to 10% of leprosy disability in the country. People affected by leprosy often are diagnosed with delays for several reasons: poor the size of the country, poor health system […]

University of Gondar Community Based Rehabilitation (UoG-CBR) Program 2019 accomplishments

Introduction : According to World Bank and WHO report, a total of 17.6% of Ethiopian population is estimated to be living with some sort of disability. Due to the poverty, Access to rehabilitation services is very limited especially for persons with disability living in rural corners of the country. Therefore Community based rehabilitation strategy is […]

The African Network for Evidence to Action in Disability

Reflecting on past newsletter from us at AfriNEAD, it is amazing to read about the activities we engage in and accomplish, based on the fact that this office is not run on a full time basis. So although our aim is the produce a quarterly newsletter every year, our time is taken up with simple […]


This publication summarizes the current gaps, needs and opportunities for intervention in the field of assistive technology in Tajikistan. The situational analysis was conducted under the leadership of the Ministry of Health and Social Protection, Republic of Tajikistan and with technical support from the WHO Country Office, Tajikistan. It was undertaken in collaboration with different […]

4th World Disability & Rehabilitation Conference 2019

The International Institute of Knowledge Management takes the pleasure to welcome you to the 4th World Disability & Rehabilitation Conference 2019 (WDRC 2019) which will be held from 07th – 08th November 2019 in Bangkok, Thailand. Disability & Rehabilitation Conference 2019 (WDRC 2019) is a premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners, policy makers, educators, industry experts, health and disability advocates. It […]


Bridge CRPD-SDGs is an intensive training programme that aims to support organisations of persons with disabilities (DPOs) and disability rights advocates to develop an inclusive (all persons with disabilities) and comprehensive (all human rights) CRPD perspective on development, including the post-2015 agenda and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), to reinforce their advocacy for inclusion and realisation […]

IFHOH Release World Hearing Day 3 March 2019 Check Your Hearing

Our thanks to all members and friends who celebrate the annual World Hearing Day of March 3. This has become a worldwide day to raise awareness about ear and hearing care and it is gratifying to see increased momentum for this day. The 2019 World Hearing Day theme is Check Your Hearing. The message is […]

2019 Assistive Technology and Augmentative and Alternative Communication (ATAAC) Conference

2019 Assistive Technology and Augmentative and Alternative Communication (ATAAC) Conference on advanced technology for people with disabilities, October 15-17, in Zagreb, Croatia. The conference will be streamed online and is available free of cost for professors and their students working in these and related fields, for all three days. The program will be accessible for […]

Annual Newsletter 2018 – German Caritas Association

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 […]

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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