FOCUS ON – Spinal Cord Injury: a call for more rehabilitation services

FOCUS ON – Spinal Cord Injury: a call for more rehabilitation services

Sep 13, 2016 | No Comments

Following the celebration of the first ever World Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) Day, Eric Weerts, Technical Referent on Emergency and Rehabilitation at Handicap International, has accepted to answer a few questions.

COMING UP – Raising voices to raise awareness: the testimonies of the Lao PDR Road Crash Prevention Team

COMING UP – Raising voices to raise awareness: the testimonies of the Lao PDR Road Crash Prevention Team

Feb 2, 2016 | No Comments

In Lao PDR, Handicap International supports the Road Crash Prevention (RCP) Team to advocate for Safer Roads. The RCP team is a voluntary civil society group, each member having experienced great personal loss due to road traffic crashes.

6 QUESTIONS TO Mr. Idriss Maiga on the International Day of Persons with Disabilities

6 QUESTIONS TO Mr. Idriss Maiga on the International Day of Persons with Disabilities

Dec 21, 2015 | No Comments

On the 3rd December- International Day of Persons with Disabilities, Mr. Maiga attended the Conference “Leave No one behind: tackling inequalities of persons with disabilities in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development”organized by EDF the European Commission and IDDC.

ALERT – A New Way to Improve Financial Access to Rehabilitation Services

ALERT – A New Way to Improve Financial Access to Rehabilitation Services

Dec 12, 2015 | No Comments

Handicap International has launched in 2015 a project to improve the access to physical and functional rehabilitation care for persons with disabilities in countries with low and middle income. This initiative originated in an initial question posed by the rehabilitation technical department at headquarter level: How to reduce the financial barriers in order to have access to functional rehabilitation services and to mobility aide in low and middle income countries?