More reports on observance of IDPD

DIMAPUR | Publish Date: 12/4/2019 11:58:47 AM IST

International Day for Persons with Disabilities (IDPD) was observed in Nagaland on December 3 under the United Nations theme for 2019, ““Promoting the participation of persons with disabilities and their leadership: taking action on the 2030 Development Agenda”.

CIHSR: Christian Institute of Health Sciences & Research (CIHSR) observed the day under the theme “Promoting the participation of persons with disabilities and their leadership”. 

On the occasion, special presentation was given by children of Precious Gems School and short drama highlighting the theme was presented by Allied Health Students. 

CIHSR director, Dr. Sedevi Angami, gave a brief talk on theme highlighting that area of disability was the most ignored and often uncomfortable topic. However, he encouraged one and all to start having conversations on how to meet their needs. 

He also shared future plans of CIHSR to develop Integrated Disability Centre to ensure that people of Nagaland will be able to have better access to disability related health care needs.

DDRC:  International Day for Persons with Disabilities was observed at District Disability Rehabilitation Centre (DDRC), District Hospital, Dimapur. The programme was organised by Dimapur District Legal Services Authority, in collaboration with DDRC, Chief Medical Officer, Medical Superintendent, District Hospital, District Welfare Officer, Dimapur and Exodus Federation Disabled People’s Organisation. 

JALUKIE: International Day for Persons with Disabilities-cum-pre-Christmas was observed at Jalukie town hall. 

Branch manager SBI,  Jalukie, Francis Lohuo graced the event as chief guest. Associate children pastor Jalukie Town Local Baptist Church, Ndazeung Hingleu said the invocation and also prayed over the Christmas gifts. Ngaugongbe Hega, president “Differently able persons Organization” (DAPO) talked on the theme of the day. The function was chaired by Ramheiyile. 

The programme was organized by People in Need Foundation (PNF) and Differently Abled Persons Organization (DAPO) supported by SBI Jalukie Branch, district administration of Peren and Jalukie Town Local Baptist Church.


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