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Focus on Disability: Rethink healthcare for the ageing world

Focus on Disability: Rethink healthcare for the ageing world | Disability and Development | Scoop.it
Longer lifespans bring more disability so governments should adapt health service delivery, says Hannah Kuper.
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La chirurgie humanitaire: constats, enjeux et perspectives (partie 1)

La chirurgie humanitaire: constats, enjeux et perspectives (partie 1) | Disability and Development | Scoop.it
Ces 20 dernières années, l’assistance humanitaire internationale a été confrontée à une question majeure: les ONG occidentales conservent-elles leurs capacités à agir dans toutes les situations de crise?
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Focus on Disability: Better data on disaster victims

Focus on Disability: Better data on disaster victims | Disability and Development | Scoop.it
Those disabled in disasters are particularly at risk of slipping through healthcare gaps, says Islay Mactaggart.
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Sigmah - La version française de la Norme Humanitaire fondamentale (CHS) est enfin disponible !

". Cette norme est donc désormais disponible en anglais, français et espagnol et le sera prochainement en arabe. Une série d'outils dérivés (notes d'orientation, indicateurs, etc) est actuellement en cours de développement."

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Gaza : vivre le handicap

Gaza : vivre le handicap | Disability and Development | Scoop.it
Le CICR soutient cette indispensable structure de santé qui a par exemple permis à Oussama de recouvrer, appareillé, la marche à pieds.
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Focus on Disability: Reaching patients with smartphones

Focus on Disability: Reaching patients with smartphones | Disability and Development | Scoop.it
Mobile technology can take diagnoses to disabled people based far from medical services, says Hannah Kuper.
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Reaching out to People Living with Disabilities in Sierra Leone

EbolaResponse - undp.org/ebola Through its Ebola Response programming, UNDP ensures that vulnerable groups such as people living with disabilities in Sierra...
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Conférence internationale « De l'exclusion à l'autonomisation : le rôle des TIC pour les personnes handicapées »

Conférence internationale « De l'exclusion à l'autonomisation : le rôle des TIC pour les personnes handicapées » | Disability and Development | Scoop.it

Conférence internationale organisée par l'UNESCO et des  partenaires internationaux, régionaux et nationaux à New Delhi, en Inde, du 24 au 26 novembre 2014.

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Le principal objectif de cet événement est de promouvoir les droits de l’homme et des libertés fondamentales des personnes handicapées et d’encourager toutes les parties prenantes à prendre des mesures concrètes pour l’autonomisation des personnes handicapées grâce à l’application efficace des TIC.

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Doter les étudiants mal-voyants d’outils de visualisation des données

Doter les étudiants mal-voyants d’outils de visualisation des données | Disability and Development | Scoop.it
Un nouveau projet aide les étudiants malvoyants au Kenya à utiliser des données pour apprendre la science et la technologie.
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L'éducation inclusive, solution à l'insertion des enfants handicapés

L'éducation inclusive, solution à l'insertion des enfants handicapés | Disability and Development | Scoop.it
Des chercheurs ivoiriens et camerounais dénoncent la marginalisation des enfants handicapés dans le secteur éducatif en Côte d'Ivoire.
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For Vulnerable Groups and Minorities, Naming is to Claim One's Identity

For Vulnerable Groups and Minorities, Naming is to Claim One's Identity | Disability and Development | Scoop.it

"While how to address the disabled person in English seems resolved (i.e. “I have a friend John who is a person with a disability”), how to address a disabled person in Hindi is not."

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The situation of elderly and disabled Syrian refugees | Event | Overseas Development Institute (ODI), 9 April 2014 15:00-17:00 (GMT+01)

The situation of elderly and disabled Syrian refugees | Event | Overseas Development Institute (ODI), 9 April 2014 15:00-17:00 (GMT+01) | Disability and Development | Scoop.it

The conflict in Syria has now been running for 3 years and the humanitarian community is still grappling with one of its biggest ever challenges.This meeting will launch a recently commissioned study (by HelpAge and Handicap International) of the situation of older people and people with disabilities in the Syrian refugee populations in Lebanon and Jordan.    Based on sample of over 3000 refugees, the report raises major concerns about the way in which humanitarian programmes routinely fail to provide appropriate assistance to these vulnerable groups.

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OMS | De nombreux pays n’ont pas les capacités de prévenir et de traiter les déficiences auditives

De nombreux pays n’ont pas les capacités de prévenir et de traiter les déficiences auditives. C'est ce qu'il ressort du rapport publié par l'OMS à l'occasion de la Journée internationale de l’audition.
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La chirurgie humanitaire: constats, enjeux et perspectives (partie 2)

La chirurgie humanitaire: constats, enjeux et perspectives (partie 2) | Disability and Development | Scoop.it

Dans un monde multipolaire qui se globalise, l’image renvoyée par les organismes occidentaux conditionne pour beaucoup l’acceptation par les pays du Sud.

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Focus on Disability: A better way to find disabled kids

Focus on Disability: A better way to find disabled kids | Disability and Development | Scoop.it
There is a better way to find and help these children than expensive door to door surveys, says Islay Mactaggart.
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Focus on Disability: Bearing the brunt of violence

Focus on Disability: Bearing the brunt of violence | Disability and Development | Scoop.it
We can adapt projects known to reduce violence in the general populace to help disabled people, says Hannah Kuper.
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Le festival Handifilm de Rabat revient pour sa 9ème édition - La Nouvelle Tribune

Le festival Handifilm de Rabat revient pour sa 9ème édition - La Nouvelle Tribune | Disability and Development | Scoop.it

"Dans le cadre de ses activités cinématographiques axées sur la thématique du Handicap, l’Association Handifilm organise, sous le haut patronage de sa Majesté le Roi Mohammed VI, la neuvième édition du Festival Handifilm du 26 au 29 mars 2015 à Rabat (Cinémas Renaissance, 7éme Art et Théâtre Mohammed V)."

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J'ai six ans, je suis handicapé(e) et je vais à l'école. Ça vous étonne? - YouTube

"Film réalisé par Handicap International qui a pour but de sensibiliser sur l'accès des enfants handicapés à l'éducation et lutter contre les discriminations auxquelles ils font souvent face."

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My dream: Inclusion - Nepal - Handicap International

This short film was created by Handicap International's team in Nepal to promote the inclusion of people with disabilities in Nepal. We have worked in Nepal ...
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Children of Asia

Children of Asia | Disability and Development | Scoop.it

Children of Asia est un projet étudiant de solidarité internationale agissant en Inde et au Népal. En Inde nous soutenons l'école Buddha's Smile School qui accueille des enfants des rues de Varanasi. Au Népal nous contribuons au financement du Disabled and Helpless Newlife Center, un centre d'accueil pour enfants handicapés.

 

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The inclusion of persons with disabilities in the post-2015 development agenda | Source

The inclusion of persons with disabilities in the post-2015 development agenda | Source | Disability and Development | Scoop.it
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Bibliography with recent papers about the inclusion of persons with disabilities in the post-2015 development agenda

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Polio cases surge in Pakistan

Polio cases surge in Pakistan | Disability and Development | Scoop.it
Pakistan is heading for one of its worst years for polio in recent times. According to figures from the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI), 166 cases of polio have been verified this year, compared to 28 at the same time last year.
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The Economic Costs of Exclusion and Gains of Inclusion of People with Disabilities - International Centre for Evidence in Disability

The Economic Costs of Exclusion and Gains of Inclusion of People with Disabilities - International Centre for Evidence in Disability | Disability and Development | Scoop.it

 

PART A – Systematic Review on Disability and Economic Poverty:
This section presents a systematic review of the literature on the relationship between disability and economic poverty. The majority of studies identified showed a positive, statistically significant association between disability and economic poverty across age groups, location, disability types and study designs.

PART B – Economic Costs of Exclusion and Gains of Inclusion.
This section explores the economic consequences of the exclusion and inclusion of people with disabilities in the areas of education, employment and health. The key pathways through which these economic costs may arise are discussed and studies that have attempted to quantify the financial impacts are reviewed.

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Realising the rights of women and girls with disabilities | Leonard Cheshire Disability

Realising the rights of women and girls with disabilities | Leonard Cheshire Disability | Disability and Development | Scoop.it
In this policy briefing we explore the issues faced by women and girls with disabilities around the globe.
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Close the Gap: How to eliminate violence against women beyond 2015 | Oxfam GB | Policy & Practice

At least one in three women worldwide will experience some form of violence during their lifetime, often perpetrated by an intimate partner. Violence against women and girls is a fundamental human rights issue and a central challenge to development, democracy
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