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Project to support physically impaired people in Thua Thien-Hue

The People’s Committee of the central province of Thua Thien-Hue and Germany’s Christoffel Blindenmission (CBM) organisation held a conference on November 7to launch a project to support people with physical impairments access support tools and relevant services.

The project aims to help physically impaired people in the province access assistive devices and orthosis as well as comprehensive, equal and high-quality healthcare.

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An overview of the conference.

With a total cost of 7.26 billion VND (312,000 USD), the project will be implemented over four years until 2022.The Thua Thien Hue Rehabilitation Hospital will be a direct recipient of the project.

It will survey the knowledge, attitude and practice of physically impaired people and their families, while assessing performance, providing training courses on rehabilitation services, evaluating the implementation capacity of the project and subsidising poor people who suffer from physical impairments.

It will also focus on rehabilitation services, integration with the community, detecting new cases, and streamlining hospital transfer procedures so that physicallyimpaired people haveeasy access to services.

Experience of supporting the disabled will also be shared, while training courses will be provided for medical staff in hamlets and groups, along with standardising the system for managing people with disabilities.

Nguyen Ngoc Anh, Coordinator of the CBM Office in Vietnam, said the project is expected to remove obstacles facing people with disabilities and promote a society in which no one is left behind.

She noted that from 2014-2016, CBM assisted a community-based rehabilitation programme in the province to help disabled people integrate into the community and enhance their living conditions.

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Source: VNA

physically impaired people, physical impairments, access support tools, no one is left behind
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