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m_CHW featured as impact case study on the ESRC website

The m_CHW project has recently been featured as an impact case study on the ESRC website. Some of the impacts mentioned in the article are: - The research led to the development of the REFER app – a mobile resource for reference material, guidance and support for child development diagnostics and referrals. - Community health…
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Seminar Talk by Professor Nora Groce and Dr Maria Kett, 31 May 2016, ‘How can research contribute to building capacity on disability in LMICs?’

In this fourth talk of our seminar series on ‘Building Capacity on disability in low- and middle-income countries’, Professor Nora Groce and Dr Maria Kett, Leonard Cheshire Disability and Inclusive Development Centre, UCL, will ask the question: How can research contribute to building capacity on disability in the developing world? Professor Groce and Dr Kett…
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Seminar Talk by Drs Niall Winters and Anne Geniets, 24 May 2016, ‘From health care training to overcoming structural barriers: can technology help?’

In this third talk of our seminar series on ‘Building Capacity on disability in low- and middle-income countries’, Drs. Niall Winters and Anne Geniets will ask the question: From health care training to overcoming structural barriers: can technology help? Many low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) are characterised by an acute shortage of trained doctors and…
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Seminar Talk by Professor Charles Newton and Dr Melissa Gladstone, 25 April 2016, ‘Identification, diagnosis and management of neurodisabilities in LMICs’

The second session in our on-going seminar series on Building capacity on disability in low- and middle-income countries will be given my Prof. Charles Newton and Dr. Melissa Gladstone. The theme of this session is the Identification, diagnosis and management of neurodisabilities in LMICs. Time: 5pm – 6.30pm Date: Monday, 25th April 2016 Location: Mawby…
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Seminar Talk by Dr Sridhar Venkatapuram, 22 March: ‘Why a health justice approach to disability in LMICs’?

In this first of our seminar series on ‘Building Capacity on disability in low- and middle-income countries’, Dr Sridhar Venkatapuram will ask the question: ‘Why a health justice approach to disability in LMICs?’ Abstract Considering the lived experience of people with mental and physical disabilities in resource poor settings brings into sharper relief some of the…
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What is “appropriate technology” for eLearning in Africa?

"What does it really mean to use technology for education and learning in Africa", asks Niall Winters in his recent contribution to the eLearning Africa Report 2015. "For many", he writes, "it is an opportunity to provide students with the skills they need to take part in the knowledge economy of the 21st century, a chance…
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