Rights and Rehabilitation of Persons with Disabilities in KENYA (West Africa)

17 April, 2016

Act 14 of 2003 – Persons with Disabilities An Act of Parliament to provide for the rights and rehabilitation of persons with disabilities; to achieve equalisation of opportunities for persons with disabilities; to  establish the National Council for Persons with Disabilities; and for connected purposes ENACTED by the Parliament of Kenya as follows:— Disability Act 2003


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Impact Assessment of physical rehabilitation services in Tanzania

17 April, 2016

In this study, 360 physically disabled participated: 211 male (58.61%) and 149 female (41.39) in 5 regions: Dar-es-Salaam, Kilimanjaro, Mwanza, Dodoma and Mbeya. In addition, qualitative sessions were held with 5 group sessions that consisted each of 58 people and 5 in-depth individual interviews were fulfilled (total 63 qualitative session). The 360 people were interviewed […]


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Ben Underwoods: NO EYES, WALKS WITH….SOUNDS

17 April, 2016

Ben Underwoods has no eyes, but walks with sounds. He is said to be the first human being to develop such an ability….. Read more  


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Survey on the situation of Prosthetics&Orthotics and Functional Rehabilitation in Africa

17 April, 2016

An inventory on Prosthetics and Orthotics and Functional rehabilitation was conducted in 2010/2011 in 29 african countries by the FATO in collaboration with WHO, Handicap International and ICRC. Final FATO report_FATO SURVEY


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