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‘Schools should not discriminate against children with special needs’

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Ms Eunice Araba Turkson, a Special Educator in the United States, has called on school authorities and educators in Ghana to desist from discriminating...
Persons With Disability Get Government Support

Persons With Disability Get Government Support During Lockdown

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The Government of Ghana has donated assorted food items to Persons with Disability through the Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection today Wednesday...

ACEP launches report on disability interventions in Ghana

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African Center for Energy Policy on Thursday launched a report on disability intervention in Ghana that would in the future tackle the challenges with...
domestic violence

Malawi government condemns increasing violence against women, children

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The government of Malawi has condemned the spate of violence against women and children that has recently taken place in the country. ...

Committee discusses penal action for parents of children with disabilities who neglect them

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Members of the Technical Committee reviewing Ghana’s Disability Law are considering introducing penal actions to parents of children with disabilities who neglect their children...

Making The Future Accessible To Persons With Disability: Key To Socio-economic Growth

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Disability can be considered as an inexorable human condition which at one point or another, almost every person is exposed to, and may experience...
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Include Persons with Disability in extractive industry

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Madam Cynthia Mamle Morrison, Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection has called on stakeholders in the extractive industry to include persons with...
Disabled Women Entrepreneurs

Women entrepreneurs with disability receive support from president

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President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has presented GHS2 million to 1,000 women entrepreneurs living with disability, under the Presidential Empowerment for Women Entrepreneurs with...
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Bono East Region Public Buildings to be Made disability friendly

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Mr Siaka Stevens, the Deputy Minister Designate for the Bono East Region, has assured people with physical challenges that state building projects in the...
Lancaster University Ghana

Lancaster University Ghana Hosts Disability Conference

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Dr Matthew Opoku-Prempeh, the Minister of Education will deliver a special address at the Lancaster University Ghana’s 4th Annual Multidisciplinary Conference on Disability and...
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Tech Era and Partners to Design Assistive Technology for PWDs in Ghana

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Tech Era, a tech non-profit based organisation in Ghana has partnered with Dextra, a Canadian social enterprise and engineering company to create affordable assistive...
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PWDs Commend TEERE for Ensuring Accountability in Disability Fund Management

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Persons With Disability (PWDs) in the Upper East Region have lauded TEERE, a Non Government Organisation (NGO) for promoting and strengthening transparency and accountability...
PWDs

NIPDA Supports 69 PWD with Various Items

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The Ningo-Prampram District Assembly (NIPDA) on Thursday, presented entrepreneurial items to 69 local persons with disability to enhance their livelihoods. The items worth GHs121,864.00 includes...
Penplusbytes

Penplusbytes Media Fellowship Programme on PWDs launch

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Pensplusbytes, a Non-Profit Organisation has launched a Media Fellowship programme where six fellows from the media could apply for grants to support on-going advocacy...
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Penplusbytes Disability Fellowship Programme Unveiled

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Pensplusbytes, a Non-Profit Organisation has launched a Media Fellowship programme where six fellows from the media could apply for grants to support on-going advocacy...
Africa World Airlines

Ghana CSOs Group Condemns African World Airline for Discriminatory Conduct

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Our attention has been drawn to the unfair treatment by the Africa World Airline Limited (AWA) of Ms. Rita Kriba who bought a ticket...
Black Chariots

Ghana’s Black Chariots Ready for Disability Sports in Canada

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Ghana’s Wheelchair Basketball team, the Black Chariots, are set to participate in an invitational championship in Canada. The championship is scheduled to take place from...
Soronko Academy

MTN empowers students With Disability to become ICT Gurus

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MTN Foundation in collaboration with Soronko Academy, an ICT training school has taken a giant step by empowering 40 students of Tetteh Ocloo School...
Africa

Coming face-to-face with disability could end supernatural myth-making in Africa

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Many people in rural African communities still believe that disability is caused by supernatural forces, curses and as ‘punishment’ for wrongdoings – according to...

IOM endorses new disability charter

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On 17 July 2017, IOM, the UN Migration Agency, endorsed the Charter on Inclusion of Persons with Disability in Humanitarian Action. The Charter was developed,...
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Church Holds Annual Charity Show

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The Seventh Day Sabbath Church of Christ has held its annual charity show with the distribution of assorted items costing over GH?1.3 million cedis...
vaccination

Health Officer Appeals To Ghanaians To Vaccinate Children

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The Ashanti Regional Disease Control Officer, Mr. Afriyie Asubonteng, has appealed for scaling up of the effort towards ensuring that every Ghanaian child is...

Group Lobbies for Ntim Twumasi Kwaku for Ejisu MCE

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Disability advocacy group, the Ghana Society for the Physically Disabled (GSPD) has made a passionate appeal to the President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to...

Gov’t Committed To Protecting Persons With Disabilities

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Madam Otiko Afisa Djaba, Minister for Gender, Children and Social Protection, has stated that government is committed to removing the legal barriers to protect...
Physically-Challenged

Assemblies Entreated To Commit To Welfare Of Physically – Challenged

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Mr. Sylvester Barima Antwi, Founder of the Physically Challenged Action Foundation Training and Rehabilitation Centre, has entreated the decentralised assemblies to be committed to...
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Assemblies Entreated To Champion Welfare Of Physically-Challenged

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Mr. Sylvester Barima Antwi, Founder of the Physically Challenged Action Foundation Training and Rehabilitation Centre, has entreated the decentralized assemblies to be committed to...
Ovarian cancer can be difficult to identify accurately, the researchers said

WHO Aims At Improving Cancer Survival

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New guidelines from the WHO launched on World Cancer Day on February 4, aims to improve the chances of survival for people living with...
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Australian High Commission Support Disability Initiative

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The Australian High Commission in Ghana has presented a cheque for GHC190,000 to the Orthopaedic Training Centre (OTC) after an application for funding under...

DAN de Van Celebrates Disability Day

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Freight Forwarding  firm  DAN de Van Group  joined hundreds of persons with disability to mark this year’s  International Day for persons with disability at...

About World Occupational Therapy Day

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Occupational therapy is a health care profession aimed at enabling people to live life to its fullest. To occupational therapists, a “full” life means...