More than 800 residents of Davao City trooped to People’s Park to celebrate World Diabetes Day, November 14, with their version of the Global Diabetes Walk. Among them were persons with diabetes and their families, health service providers, government officials, and fitness advocates.
Recruiting persons with disabilities is a “win-win-win” situation for business owners. This is the message of Handicap International’s forum for employers at BTONE Café in Baras, Rizal, last October 24.
CAMP AGUINALDO, QUEZON CITY – In her keynote address at a symposium organized by the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council, Senator Loren Legarda specially cited Handicap International’s efforts in inclusive disaster risk reduction (DRR), October 29.
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.
For 25-year-old Honey Lyn Ruiz, being a volunteer peer educator under the REBUILD Project allows her to kill not two but three birds with one stone.
The Grand Handaan is finally here! In celebration of the International Day for Disaster Reduction, October 13, Handicap International is pleased to publish Pamilya Handa’s Inclusive Household Disaster Preparedness Workbook.
In celebration of the International Day for Disaster Reduction (IDDR) on October 13, Handicap International today launched on Facebook and Twitter its campaign to encourage Filipino families to create their own Preparedness Plans.
Scaling Up Resilience in Governance (SURGE) — a consortium of international NGOs including Handicap International — is calling filmmakers who want to challenge their creativity in showcasing stories of persistence in advancing inclusive community-based disaster risk reduction (ICBDRR) and, as a result, help save more lives and secure futures.
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.