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Apply now – Public Health Planning for Hearing Impairment short course, 25-29 Nov, South Africa

This short course aims to understand the magnitude and causes of hearing impairment and explore public health approaches for developing hearing health programmes in developing countries.

Date: 25-29 November 2013
Location: University of Cape Town, South Africa
Cost: R 1750.00

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Publication of “Getting to Know Cerebral Palsy” manual

This new manual aims to increase knowledge and skills in caring for a child with cerebral palsy. Research carried out by ICED highlighted the significant needs of the caregivers, and how they can gain a huge amount of support from meeting with each other in an understanding environment.

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Special new issue of Community Eye Health Journal on “Disability and diversity”

Ways of thinking about and responding to disability have radically changed in recent decades. People with disabilities are entitled to respect and dignity, and should be treated fairly. Service providers must be flexible and willing to adapt environments and practices to accommodate different ways of working, communicating, or moving around…

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New Key Informant Method Resources Page Launched

 

A large research project undertaken by ICED in partnership with CBM International, the Child Sight Foundation (Bangladesh) and the Comprehensive Health and Education Forum (Pakistan), and funded by CBM Germany, has recently been completed.

The project, titled the “Key Informant Child Disability Project in Bangladesh and Pakistan”, is one of…

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Videocast of our recent seminar “Community volunteers and children with disabilities”

YouTube videocast of our recent Evening Seminar exploring the findings and recommendations from a four year CBM-funded project in Bangladesh and Pakistan to identify children with disabilities and connect them with appropriate rehabilitative services.

For more information on this study please contact Professor GV Murthy, GVS.Murthy@LSHTM.ac…

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