Category Archives: People with Disabilities

5th Global Mental Health Summit 2018: Leaving No One Behind

8-9 February 2018, Johannesburg, South Africa The Global Mental Health Summit is a biennial conclave of people from across the globe who are passionate about mental health, who come together to share experiences and innovations, discuss the needs and upscaling … Continue reading

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17th Inclusion International World Congress! Learn, Inspire, Lead

30 May – 01 June 2018 International Convention Centre, Birmingham, UK http://www.worldcongress2018.com/ The World Congresses are the largest gatherings of self-advocates, families, friends and supporters, in the world. The programme is taking shape and Learn, Inspire, Lead will include: ‘How-To’ … Continue reading

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Rehabilitation 2030: A Call for Action

February 6-7 2017 Executive Boardroom, WHO Headquarters 62 pp. 2.3 MB http://www.who.int/disabilities/care/Rehab2030MeetingReport2.pdf?ua=1 There is a substantial and ever-increasing unmet need for rehabilitation worldwide, which is particularly profound in low- and middle-income countries. The magnitude and scope of unmet rehabilitation needs … Continue reading

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5th Global Mental Health Summit

8-9 February 2018, Johannesburg, South Africa The Global Mental Health Summit is a biennial conclave of people from across the globe who are passionate about mental health, who come together to share experiences and innovations, discuss the needs and upscaling … Continue reading

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Disability Characteristics of Community-Based Rehabilitation Participants in Kayunga District, Uganda

by Lukia Namaganda Hamid, Olive Kobusingye, Sebastian Olikira Baine et al. Annals of Global Health (2017) – Article in Press 28 pp. 1.1 MB http://www.annalsofglobalhealth.org/article/S2214-9996(17)30658-6/pdf Approximately 80% of individuals with disability reside in low- and middle-income countries where Community based … Continue reading

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The End of HESP-News Briefing and RSS Feed

Dear colleagues, 20 years ago “Deutsche Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit” (GTZ) made use of the upcoming electronic communication by starting a Newsletter called “Health, Population, and Nutrition (HPN) – News & Notes” mainly for Information exchange between headquarters and its … Continue reading

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Barefoot Guide 5: Mission Inclusion

Stories and Practices of building a world where all belong by The Fifth Barefoot Guide Writer’s Collective 154 pp. 22.5 MB http://www.barefootguide.org/uploads/1/1/1/6/111664/bfg-5-mission_inclusion-final.pdf Everyone agrees that inclusion is hard, that reaching the poorest and most marginalised is difficult. Many organisations, large … Continue reading

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Inclusion International 17th World Congress

30th May – 1st June 2018, Birmingham, UK The 2018 World Congress will bring together people with intellectual disabilities, families, professionals and partners from all regions of the world. We will come together to Learn, Inspire, and Lead the way … Continue reading

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There is a major obstacle to tracking disability inclusion in the SDGs

by Amy Lieberman Devex, 24 August 2017 Read online at: https://www.devex.com/news/there-is-a-major-obstacle-to-tracking-disability- inclusion-in-the-sdgs-90762 As countries work through the early stages of implementing the Sustainable Development Goals, a development agenda designed to represent everyone, some disability experts are questioning how effectively national … Continue reading

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Integrating Mental Health and HIV Services in Zimbabwean Communities: A Nurse and Community-led Approach to Reach the Most Vulnerable

by Malia Duffy, Melissa Sharer, Helen Cornman et al. Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care, Vol. 28, No. 2, March/April 2017, 186-198 13 pp. 329 kB http://www.nursesinaidscarejournal.org/article/S1055-3290(15)00224-1/pdf Alcohol use and depression negatively impact adherence, retention in care, … Continue reading

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