Sightsavers new film sets out their work to make health care services accessible and inclusive for everyone. The film focuses on their programmes in Bhopal, India and Nampula, Mozambique. It highlights how they work and share learnings globally, but also shows how programmes can be made locally relevant by working with partners with direct experience. It film showcases some of the people who work hard to make our inclusive health programmes a success, from Sightsavers experts and government health workers to leaders of disabled people’s organisations. Find out more about Sighsavers inclusive health work.
News, June 20 2019 The UN Security Council approved Thursday its first resolution calling for protection of disabled people during armed conflicts. Nujeen Mustafa, a 20 year old Syrian with cerebral palsy, seen in 2016 in Frankfurt, Germany, where she traveled in a wheelchair with her family AFP/File The appeal follows moving testimony in April […]
Americas, June 20 2019 Keeping in line with its tradition of transforming the lives of underprivileged and special-needs children, Nippon Paint has launched SAHYOG -a program that aims at creating employment opportunities for people with special needs. Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder from PORDAC NGO (Protection of the Rights of Differently Abled Children) will join as Trainee Interns and […]
Nominations for the 2019 Henry Viscardi Achievement Awards are now open! These international Awards recognize exemplary leaders within the disability community and their extraordinary societal contributions, while remembering the spirit and legacy of The Viscardi Center’s founder, Dr. Henry Viscardi, Jr. Since inception, the Awards have drawn nominations from cities throughout the U.S. and […]
Africa, Transportation, June 17 2019 Independence within the disabled community is becoming far more of an important focus and as such the use of one’s own vehicle without assistance is an integral part of that, says Dominic Sierra, Mobility Consultant at Chairman Industries. The need to adapt and convert vehicles for use by the disabled […]
The increase in security measures in educational environments brings new challenges. These include maximizing the benefits of video surveillance and addressing privacy concerns, while keeping the safety of students, faculty, and staff a top priority. Though challenges evolve, technology is evolving too. Artificial Intelligence (AI) is powering a new generation of advanced, highly effective, security […]