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ICED Newsletter: December 2017

Dear all,
 
Welcome to the last newsletter of 2017!  This time of a year gives us all an opportunity to look back, as well as forward. We have had a busy time in 2017!

We have focused a lot of our efforts on impact evaluations, including looking at the effectiveness…

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Celebrate International Day of Persons with Disabilities with us!

To celebrate the 2017 International Day of Persons with Disabilities the International Centre for Evidence in Disability would like to invite you to a special event …

Film Screening 
‘The Unknown’

Panel Discussion
followed by a
Drinks Reception
Tuesday 5 December 2017
5.30-6.30 PM 
Venue: John Snow…

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New Report: The Impact of Physical Rehabilitation in Myanmar

Physical rehabilitation can play a key role in facilitating inclusion of people with disabilities in their societies, given the potential impact of improved physical functioning and independence on economic status and quality of life. This is particularly the case in post-conflict settings such as Myanmar, where risk of disability…

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2018 International Conference … Access Full Details Here

International Conference 2018 
‘Evidence in Global Disability and Health’
February 26-27, 2018
Public Health Foundation of India, Hyderabad, India
Abstract submission for oral/poster presentation is now open.
Submission Deadline: December 15, 2017.
Find Further Information & Download the Conference Registration Form Here 
This conference is hosted by the…

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ICED Newsletter: November 2017

Dear all,

Happy November to you all!

We are very excited to announce that we will be co-hosting an International Conference on Evidence in Global Disability and Health together with the Public Health Foundation of India. The conference will be held February 26-27, 2018 in Hyderabad, India. The…

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Seminar & Report Launch: The Impact of Physical Rehabilitation in Myanmar

The Impact of Physical Rehabilitation in Myanmar: Report Launch
Islay Mactaggart and Karl Blanchet

Tuesday 14th November 2017
5.30 – 7.30 PM
Venue: LG24, Keppel Street Building, LSHTM
This seminar will be followed by a Drinks Reception
Physical rehabilitation can play a key role in facilitating inclusion of people…

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Database of Social Protection & Disability in Asia-Pacific & Africa

In 2015, a review was undertaken of social protection programmes to identify those that were either disability targeted or had some element of disability inclusion within their design. The review covered social assistance, social insurance and labour market programmes in Asia-Pacific and in Africa, and used a two-stage…

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ICED Newsletter: October 2017

Online Course, Students and Lego!
Dear all,

The new batch of MSc students are starting at LSHTM this week, which is always an exciting time. Each year several students focus on disability for their dissertations, and this is a great experience for both us and them. Please see our “focus…

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‘Why to include disability in your studies and how to do it?’ Lunchtime Seminar Series 2017-18

Seminar Series 2017-18
Autumn Term
“Why to include disability in your studies and how to do it?”
Date: Thursday 26 October 2017
Time: 12:45-13:45
Venue: Lucas Room – LG81,  LSHTM, Keppel Street, London 

Please bring your lunch and join us for a dynamic hour of research-sharing…

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ICED Newsletter: September 2017

Participatory research training, Maldives, papers and more!
Dear all,

The new academic year has started! Our pencils are sharpened and we are getting ready for new adventures. I hope that you had a wonderful summer.

Last month we held our first research skills training workshop for young people with disabilities…

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