Typhoon Nock-ten: Urgent help for people with disabilities in Philippines
Thursday, 29th December, 2016
CBM is working to provide emergency support to people with disabilities in the Philippines after Typhoon Nock-ten destroyed homes, infrastructure and farm land.
Celebrating 10 years of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities
Tuesday, 13th December, 2016
Ten years ago today the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities was adopted at the UN. A decade after this groundbreaking international agreement, we celebrate progress but also look forward to what still needs to be done.
CBM welcomes UK Government commitment to become global leader in disability
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Disability inclusion represents good value for money
Monday, 5th December, 2016
CBM has co-authored a new paper showing that excluding people from disabilities from international development activities is not only unfair, it also represents poor value for money…
Leaving no-one behind in emergencies - International Day for People with Disabilities
Friday, 2nd December, 2016
On the 30th November, as part of International Day for People with Disabilities, CBM ran a workshop for humanitarian agencies to show how people with disabilities can be included in disaster response…
Engaging communities to prevent blindness – award for Trachoma programme
Thursday, 10th November, 2016
CBM is proud to have won an International Society for Neglected Tropical Diseases Water Award for outstanding innovation in improving water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) to tackle the blinding eye infection trachoma in Ethiopia.
Making eye health services available to all – awards and sharing expertise at IAPB General Assembly
Thursday, 3rd November, 2016
Last week, the 10th General Assembly of the International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) in Durban, South Africa brought together global experts in eye health, eye health institutions, NGOs, networks and governments…
New report calls for more investment in education for children with disabilities
Wednesday, 19th October, 2016
A new report launched at the United Nations this week finds that millions of disabled children are being left out of school because too little money is being budgeted for their needs.
Disabled people in urgent need after Haiti earthquake
Tuesday, 18th October, 2016
As Haiti struggles to cope with the mass destruction of Hurricane Matthew, CBM’s partners are warning that people with disabilities are among those most affected, with half of disabled people in the South lacking basic resources.