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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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