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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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Community Ear & Hearing Health Journal – Issue 17

Issue No. 17 (2016) Common ear conditions underdiagnosed at primary level

ARTICLES

Common ear conditions underdiagnosed at primary level – Isaac M Macharia (P1)
Otoscopy: some suggestions on correct technique – Graeme Copley & Chris Prescott (P3)
Managing cerumen at primary healthcare level – Wakisa Mulwafu (P6)
Foreign bodies in the ear canal…

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Audio w/ PPT slides now available!: “Ebola and Disability: What are the long term implications?” 6 December, 5.30pm – 7pm, Manson room, LSHTM

ICED Seminar Series presents:

 Ebola and Disability: What are the long term implications?
Date: 6th December 2016

Audio with Powerpoint slides available: here
About the seminar:

This exciting panel discussion will explore the current evidence on the long term implications on Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) survivors. Our speakers will outline…

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New Joint Seminar!: “Measuring quality of life in different contexts, and implications for evaluation” 25 January, 12.45pm – 2pm, Tavistock Place, LG4

ICED Seminar Series presents:

 Measuring quality of life in different contexts, and implications for evaluation
Joint seminar with the Centre for Evaluation
Date: 25th January 2017
Time: 12.45pm – 2pm
Venue: LG4, Tavistock Place, LSHTM
About the seminar:

Quality of life is an important measure of wellbeing. The challenges of…

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New Booklet!: Guidelines for Consulting with Children & Young People with Disabilities

New Booklet: Guidelines for Consulting with Children & Young People with Disabilities – now available!

We have worked together with Plan International to produce this guidance booklet on how to consult effectively with children with disabilities

This document provides a guidance on the importance of consulting with children with disabilities. It…

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