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NEW! Findings & Implications of the Guatemala National Disability Survey (Seminar Recording: 4 May 2017 )

Seminar Recording Here…

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May 2017 Newsletter

Dear all,

Happy May!

This month ICED is hosting or taking part in three seminars at LSHTM, and we hope to see you there.

Today! Islay Mactaggart will be presenting the results of the national survey of disability in Guatemala (5:30 in the Rose Room at LSHTM).
On May…

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Public Health Planning for Hearing Impairment – Short Course in Nairobi: 5-9 June 2017

The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and the University of Nairobi are proud to present:

 Short Course on Public Health Planning for Hearing Impairment
Date: 5th to 9th June 2017

Cost: $280 excluding accommodation or $640 including accommodation
– Scholarships are available!

Deadline for receipt of applications: 5th May…

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April 2017 Newsletter

Dear all,

Happy April!

ICED has seen a busy March. Islay Mactaggart was in Guatemala to disseminate the findings on the National Disability survey – conducted with CONADI, UNICEF and CBM. Read the report here. Meanwhile, Morgon Banks was in Nepal and Vietnam, to present the findings of the DFAT-funded…

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Guatemala National Disability Survey ENDIS 2016 Reports Launched

ICED is extremely excited to launch the results of the Guatemala National Disability Study (ENDIS 2016), funded by CBM Latin America, UNICEF Guatemala and the Guatemala National Council on Disability (CONADI).

View all the reports and learn about the study here.
 

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March 2017 Newsletter: World Hearing Day and More!

Dear all,

Tomorrow, March 3, is World Hearing Day. The theme this year is “Action for hearing loss: make a sound investment.” The WHO estimates that 360 million people have hearing loss, of which 32 million are children. Their new report on Global costs of unaddressed hearing loss and cost…

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New Seminar!: “Eye Care in Africa: Public Health collaborating and competing with Clinical Care to end avoidable blindness” 9 March 12.45pm – 2pm, John Snow B, K/LSHTM

Part of the ICED Seminar Series:
ICED and the International Centre for Eye Health (ICEH) jointly present:

Eye Care in Africa: Public Health collaborating and competing with Clinical Care to end avoidable blindness
Ciku Mathenge MD, PhD
2003 Alumna – MSc Public Health for Eye Care & 2010 PhD @ LSHTM

Date…

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New Seminar!: “Evaluating Impact: A parent empowerment training programme for children with disabilities” 2 March 12.45pm – 2pm, Tavistock Place, Jerry Morris B

ICED Seminar Series presents:

 Evaluating Impact: A parent empowerment training programme for children with disabilities

Maria Zuurmond and Sarah Polack
Date: Thursday 2nd March 2017
Time: 12:45 – 14:00
Venue: Jerry Morris B, Tavistock Place
This seminar will be audio recorded
 

About the seminar:

Cerebral palsy is the most…

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New Report: Do hearing aids improve lives? An impact study among a low-income population in Guatemala

The aim of this study is to assess the impact of hearing impairment and the provision of hearing aids on socio-economic status (poverty), mental health, quality of life and activity participation in Guatemala.
Do hearing aids improve lives? An impact study among a low-income population in Guatemala – PDF…

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New Report: Evaluating the impact of a community-based parent training programme for children with Cerebral Palsy in Ghana

Cerebral palsy is the most common cause of physical disability in children worldwide, and yet in most low resource settings there are few services available to support children with cerebral palsy or their families. Research is required to understand the effectiveness of community and/or home based programmes to address…

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