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The training course 'Disability Mainstreaming' is the result of a cooperation between MDF Training & Consultancy and Light for the World........read more




WHO Wheelchair Service Training Package ........read more



Disability Inclusion Training course in Disability Sports in Ireland........read more

Post Graduate Diploma in Disability Studies at The University of Cape Town........read more

CBR Courses at Kyambogo University, Kampala - Uganda :-
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FREE online CBR courses developed by the Medical Support Department of AIFO.
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The COMBRA CBR Certification Course comprises of 13 weeks of participatory learning, 4 weeks of community practicum and 1 week of examinations......Read More

 


 
 
Background


CAN is an information & knowledge sharing network for Community Based Rehabilitation (CBR) workers in Africa that was set up to support CBR initiatives through documentation of good practices. Through the efforts of a secretariat team in Uganda, with the support of an executive committee from 8 African countries, CAN facilitates sharing by organising conferences, writer’s workshops, encouraging formation of CBR National Associations, a website and publications that is produces. CAN information is accessible in most African countries and all over the world.

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AUDIBLE GUIDES FOR PERSONS WITH VISUAL IMPAIRMENTS:
 
Two African inventors have independently produced devices designed to help blind people navigate. One of the devices could cost just US$150, raising the prospect of such technologies becoming a realistic option for blind people from poor backgrounds.............Read More



 

 


CLINIC FOR THE DEAF LAUNCHED IN KENYA:
 
A Norwegian NGO has set up a Sh2 million clinic for the deaf in Kisii county. Teigen Clinic established by Deaf Aid is situated at Gianchere School for the Deaf. The clinic will provide an environment for effective prevention, care and treatment for the deaf. Kisii Governor James Ongwae pledged to staff the facility.............Read More


 

 

WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION DISABILITY ACTION PLAN 2014- 2021:
 
The World Health Organization initiates process for developing action plan to ensure better health for people with disabilities
The extensive consultation process on the development of the WHO Action Plan 2014 – 2021: better health for persons with disabilities has identified the need to further develop success indicators that can help to measure and monitor progress............Read More


 
   
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