If you have any questions or comments, please contact us using the following information

                                                                   SECRETARIAT CONTACTS:

  The CAN Secretariat
  CBR Section,
  Faculty of Special Needs Education and Rehabilitation,
  Kyambogo University, Kampala Uganda
  P.O Box 114, Kyambogo, Uganda
  Tel: +256 414 574462    Fax: +256 414 268244
  email: info@afri-can.org

                                                                   PATRON'S CONTACTS:

  Sally Hartley PhD. M.Ed.
  Professor of Communication
  and Health
  Institute of Health
  The Queen's Building
  University of East Anglia
  Norwich NR4 7TJ
  Tel 01603 591672
  PA. Tel 01603 593447

                                                     INDIVIDUAL SECRETARIAT STAFF CONTACTS:

Grace Musoke
Executive Director


Martin Mugisha
Accounts Assistant

Wilber Rugarama
Website Administrator

                                                     INDIVIDUAL EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE CONTACTS:

  Siphokazi Gcaza

  Department of   Interdisciplinary   Health   Sciences
  Faculty of Health Sciences
  Stellenbosch University

  + 27 (0) 21 - 938 9615/9090
  + 27 (0) 21 - 931 9835   sgcaza@sun.ac.za

  Moses Ddamulira

  Depeartment of Community
  & DIsability Studies
  Faculty of Special Needs   Education & Rehabilitation
  Kyambogo University
  +256 (0)772527965 Cell

  Bagbila Elie

  Ophthalmic    Hospital


  Zamo Soumana PATE
  Directeur National
  Représentant de la CBM au  Niger

  Tel : +227 20 35 17 07
   BP: 10731
   Mobile: +227 96 97 24 50

  zamo_soumana@cbm- westfafrica. 

  Essam Francis Khouzam

  Sindi Dube


  Elaine Tiangay
  Project Officer

  Sightsavers, Sierra Leone
  7A Byrne Lane
  Off Aberdeen Ferry Road ,
  Freetown, Sierra Leone
  Tel: +232-33- 364441

  James Lalu
  Senior Special Assistant to the   Governor on Disability and CBR
  Government of Plateau

 Tel: +2348060690273(SMS Only)

Important Notices


World report on Disability to be launched on 9th June 2011.

It provides an overview of the present situation for disabled people and their families across the world. It is important for people involved in CBR to read and respond to this report so that the information it contains can be verified or challenged The resulting debate can inform future developments.......read more


The 5th Africa Forum, the only continent-wide conference on blindness in Africa, will take place in Ghana from 3rd to 8th, July, 2011

IThe event, dubbed “Access Africa,” is a call to share the continent, its culture and its environment. The Africa Forum will break down barriers, create limitless opportunities and share information on avenues for an inclusive society to build upon the declaration and signing of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disability (UNCRPD).......read more


Call for Applications to Receive Global Disability Rights Library

The Global Disability Rights Library project announces a call for organizations to apply to receive a free digital Global Disability Rights Library (GDRL).  Applications are open to disabled people’s organizations, universities, and agencies in developing countries..........read more

What WHO is doing for CBR;

A 2004 joint ILO, UNESCO and WHO paper repositioned CBR as a strategy for rehabilitation, equalization of opportunity, poverty reduction and social inclusion of people with disabilities. The goals of CBR are to ensure the benefits of the Convention on Rights of Persons with Disabilities reach the majority.........read more

107 pioneer students of Bachelor of CBR Graduate at Kyambogo University............Read More




A Thank You Note to our Funders

CAN would like to express our utmost appreciation to all that have made it possible for us to continue providing quality information on CBR in Africa to help improve CBR practice and improve the lives of people with disabilities everywhere.

CAN's core funding comes predominantly from the CP Charitable Trust, UK, with a history of additional funding obtained from Berkely Trust, World Health Organisation (WHO), Christian Blind Mission International (CBMI),  International Labour Organisation (ILO), United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) and Norwegian Association of the Disabled (NAD).


CBR Writer's Workshops

CBR writers' workshops target practitioners with a lot of experience; promote training of trainers and facilitate the taking of oral history from the community and other resource persons.

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CBR Courses

The COMBRA CBR Certification Course.......Read More

Summer School on Disability and Development in Jakarta, Indonesia.......Read More

Bangalore University CBR Courses......Read More


CBR Section, Faculty of Special Needs Education and Rehabilitation, Kyambogo University, P.O.Box 114 Kyambogo
Uganda, Tel: 0414 574462 , Email:: info@afri-can.org or grace@afri-can.org