Access to sexual and reproductive health education for refugees with communication disability in Rwanda

Catch up with the latest happenings on the Manchester Metropolitan Univeristy, UNHCR Rwanda and Communicability Global project working with refugees with communication disability by clicking through the Humanitarian Innovation Fund SRHE project page. Here you can find information about how the project was carried out and its findings, as they are released.  Watch this space for publications in 2019.

Participants at the November 2018 stakeholder workshop on access to sexual and reproductive health education and sexual and gender-based violence prevention/support services for refugees in Rwanda.

SRHE workshop participants

New: CTI small grants scheme

We are delighted to announce the launch of our small grants scheme for communication based projects in low and middle income countries.

We will be offering three grants of up to £100 to therapists working on projects which benefit people with communication disabilities.

Eligibility criteria is below and our application form can be downloaded here..

Eligibility:                 

  • RCSLT SLT members only
  • Grantees must agree to write a piece for the CTI website.
  • Must send a photo demonstrating benefit of the grant (with permission for photos to be used on CTI website and/ or publicity materials)
  • Must have a UK £ bank account
  • The grant must be spent by 31.12.19

 

Deadline for applications: 31.03.19 11.59pm.

 

Please send as a single Word document attached to an email to: ‘Communication Therapy International’ <ctimembership@gmail.com>. Please do not add any additional  information beyond what it requested below.

Specific Language and Learning Disorders Congress in Togo, August 2018

An invitation from The Federation of Speech-Language Organizations of Francophone Africa (FOAF):

FOAF is  organising its first scientific congress on the theme: Specific Language and Learning Disorders in Africa: Issues and Challenges in Lomé (TOGO) from 20 to 22 August 2018.

FOAF is composed of 10 associations of speech therapists from 10 French-speaking African countries and is based in Lomé. Its purpose is to promote speech therapy through the coordination of the actions of its members. It works for the recognition of the profession and its roots, for the promotion of the quality of the speech-language practice, for the capacity building of speech-language pathologists, and for the adaptation of diagnostic and orthophonic care tools, in Africa.

You are invited to participate in this congress which will gather professionals of Africa, Europe and America.

For further information, you may write to FOAF at the following address: foafafrique@yahoo.com  or see the website: www.foafafrique.org.