Alongside the National Council for Disability Affairs (NCDA) and other organizations, Handicap International held the 2nd Philippine Community-Based Rehabilitation (CBR) Congress at the Heritage Hotel in Pasay City from September 30 to October 2. More than 500 people attended the conference.
Response to disasters must be disability inclusive. This is what Handicap International underlined in an earthquake drill conducted by school authorities and local government at Baras Elementary School, September 9.
Efforts to prevent and control diabetes and cardiovascular diseases (CVD) reached new frontiers as Handicap International and its partners launched the CVD Program in seven new areas in the Davao Region last month.
The City Council of Davao has approved the implementation of the Cardiovascular Diseases (CVD) Program for two more years in the city.
Mayors, disability advocates, and government officials recently shared insights on how to foster disability-inclusive employment in Rizal province.
People with disabilities can be among the first to give medical aid to disaster victims. Three persons with disabilities proved this in a recent training on “medical first response” in Baras, Rizal.
Going disability inclusive is a triple win for businesses. That’s the message of the latest brochure published by Handicap International’s REBUILD Project. The brochure is designed for employers who might not know about the benefits of becoming a “disability-inclusive business.”
When Angelito Donaldo “Kuya Boy” Roxas met an accident some years back, hope for survival was almost nil. “My heart stopped three times!” One miracle later, Kuya Boy was on his way to become the first elected president of his town’s organization of people with disabilities.
Clothes vendor and tailor Dindo Alibanto talks about how Handicap International’s REBUILD Project has given his family a new life out of old clothes.
Conducted by the seven new implementers of the Cardiovascular Diseases (CVD) Program, separate trainings on CVD recently convened a total of 727 community health workers and professionals from the Davao Region, southern Philippines.
Handicap International is now co-implementing a new inclusive community-based disaster risk reduction (ICBDRR) project. Dubbed “Scaling Up Resilience in Governance (SURGE)”, the project builds on successful experiences on inclusive community-based disaster risk reduction, including lessons from the aftermath of Haiyan.