Germany and CBM have co-financed the new Ear Nose and Throat (ENT) department at Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital in Blantyre, Malawi, which was officially opened on Monday 15 April. This is the first fully fledged ENT department in Malawi and is of immense importance for improved health services in the country.
Access to high-quality ear medical services
The specific project objective is the...
Deaf awareness week (6-13 May) is an opportunity for us all to reflect on the unique experiences and communication skills of deaf people.
Deafness and hearing impairment are ‘the invisible disabilities’. While congenital deafness can be recognised quite soon in a child’s life, partial deafness is much more difficult to identify, especially where there are no screening or...
April 25th is World Malaria Day. More than 660,000 people die every year of Malaria, and another 3.3 million people – nearly half the world’s population are at risk.
People living in the poorest countries are the most vulnerable to Malaria. In 2010, 90% of all Malaria deaths occurred in Africa, mostly among children under five years of age.
Untreated Malaria caused El Shaddai's legs...
From 15–19 April 2013 the 9th session of the CRPD Committee took place in Geneva. On 17 April Luisa Fenu, Policy Officer at CBM EU Liaison Office, spoke during a General Discussion on Women and Girls with Disabilities.
CBM's EU Liaison Office Policy Officer Luisa Fenu is Policy Officer at CBM EU Liaison Office. In that capacity, she supports the Advocacy Manager to...
22nd March 2013 is World Water Day - an opportunity for everyone to recognise the importance of access to clean water.
CBM teaches school children the importance of hygiene in a bid to prevention the spread of Trachoma. Photo: CBM
Clean water is one of the most basic human necessities; for drinking, cooking, personal hygiene - and is something most of us are fortunate to have available whenever...
The Gender Agenda: Gaining Momentum. International Women's Day is a great chance for us all to acknowledge and applaud women's contributions to society. Unfortunately, girls and women with disability are generally among the most vulnerable and marginalised of any society.
Disability and Achieving Gender Equality
70% of people living in poverty worldwide are female.
While generally, a...
CBM is an international Christian disability and development organisation, committed to improving the quality of life of persons with disabilities and at risk of disabilities in the poorest countries of the world.