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WORLD AUTISM AWARENESS DAY 2018

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April
3

World Autism Awareness Day (WAAD), celebrated each year on April 2, was adopted by the United Nations in 2007 to shine a bright light on autism as a growing global health crisis. Autism is one of only three health issues to …

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2018 WORLD WATER DAY

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March
22

World Water Day, which falls on 22nd March of every year, is about focusing attention on the importance of water. This year’s theme is ‘Nature of Water’- exploring nature based solutions to the water challenges we face in the 21st …

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SEXUAL ABUSE AND DISABILITY

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February
20

Cindy (*not her real name) is a young girl aged 13 years of garden compound in Lusaka with a disability. She has speech impairment and can’t walk properly. This little girl was sexually abused by her own father, who took …

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INSTITUTIONAL OBSTACLES TO DISABILITY

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February
20

Talakwanji (*not real name) is a twenty five years old female with a disability, which she acquired at the age of four. She started using a wheelchair in the year 2007 when she was fourteen years old. In 2012 while …

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STOP DISCRIMINATION!

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February
20

Grace is a girl with a disability who could not talk or walk properly. She stays in Chibombo district. Her mother died in 2000 when she was just eleven years old. Before the death of her mother, all was well. …

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DISABILITY AND CHOLERA

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February
12

Persons with Disabilities have largely been unrecognized as a population for public health attention. They have systematically experienced the economic and social disadvantages of poverty and discrimination, and face great obstacles to optimal health. These experiences of disadvantage, discrimination, and …

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