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Engage now Africa: Schools Persons with albinism on Skin Cancer

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Engage now Africa (ENA) a Non-Governmental Organization has shown concern for persons with albinism by organising a forum to sensitise and educate them on...

MTN Ghana supports 100 PWDs to become economically independent

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MTN Mobile Money (MoMo) Services has taken another giant step by empowering 100 Persons with Disabilities (PWDs) to become economically independent. The initiative is...

Grantees partner with GFD to operationalise Inclusive Education

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Grantees of the Citizen Diplomacy Action Fund, a public service project promoting Inclusive Education, has partnered the Ghana Federation of Disability Organizations (GFD) to...

Committee discusses penal action for parents of children with disabilities who neglect them

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Members of the Technical Committee reviewing Ghana’s Disability Law are considering introducing penal actions to parents of children with disabilities who neglect their children...

Ghana Federation of Disability Organisations gets new regional executives for Volta

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The Volta Regional chapter of the Ghana Federation of Disability Organisations (GFD) has elected new regional executives to represent and work for the Federation...
disability

GFD Demands For Better Healthcare Services

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The Ghana Federation of Disability Organisations (GFD) has called on public healthcare institutions to offer equal and better health care services, especially on sexual...

GFD Says inaccessible justice is an injustice”

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When justice is inaccessible, the result is injustice, Madam Mawunyor Yakor-Dagbah, National Vice President, Ghana Federation for the Disability Organisations, has stated. She said: “Injustice...
disability

Pressure on government to review Ghana’s Disability Law

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Government is being accused of relegating the concerns of Persons with disability to the back-burner following its failure to give attention to several calls...
PWDs

GFD calls on govt to put out policies for PWDs

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Mr Yaw Ofori-Debrah, the President of the Ghana Federation of Disability Organisations (GFD), has called on government to put out deliberate policies targeted at...

PWDs appealed to call off demonstration in Ashanti Region

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The National President of the Ghana Federation of Disability Organisations (GFD), Mr. Yaw Ofori Debra is appealing to all persons with disabilities in the...
disabilities

Persons with Disabilities displeased with disability act

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Friday, June 23, 2017, marks the National Day of Persons with Disabilities in Ghana. The day is set aside to commemorate the passage of...

Upper East: Regional Network for Disability Established

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A Regional Disability Network (RDN) has been formed in the Upper East Region to support the Ghana Federation of Disability (GFD) to embark on...
disability

Disability Council Wants An Authority Status

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Mr Joshua Makubu, Elections Coordinator of GFD, who made the call, said this would assure the institution of its own budgetary allocation to undertake...

GFD asks for convenient 2016 election

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At a day’s workshop in Ho, he said inclusiveness of PWDs in developmental issues had become a global phenomenon and Ghana could not be...

GFD says person with disability are also employable

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Mr Mark Kofi Aprek, Tema Chairman for the GFD, said it was unfortunate that employers consider Persons Living With Disability (PLWD) as unemployable due...

PWDs inclusion and participation guidelines unveiled

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The aim is to promote full inclusion and effective participation of persons with disabilities in the society as well as empower organisations with such...
Ghana Federation of Disability Organisations

Government requested to enforce disability convention

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The Federation said government, should in particular, implement Article 33 of the Convention that requires States Parties to designate one or more focal points...
disability

GFD: Government Breaching Ghana’s Disability Law

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Mr Yaw Ofori Debra said the law which was passed in 2006 to defend rights of persons with disability (PWDs) and improve their living...
Disability Organisations

Federation of Disability Organisations Appeals to President

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According to the Federation, the Act, which had been in existence for 10 years, is full of missing links as compared with the...

GFD to organize National Disability Sports Forum

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A statement from the GFD signed by Rita Kyeremaa Kusi, said the forum is to discuss and develop a strategy that will guide various...

Assembly presents funds to GFD

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Presenting the funds to the members at a brief ceremony, the Municipal Chief Executive, Mrs. Christina Kobinah explained that the amount is for the...
GHANA FEDERATION OF DISABLED

Ghana hailed for role in addressing disabilities issues

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The Ghana Federation of the Disabled (GFD) has expressed satisfaction over the level of public recognition of matters concerning disability in recent times and...

PWDs calls for technical aids

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The Chairman of the Ghana Federation of the Disabled in charge of the Bongo District, Upper East Region, Mr. Akalga Samuel Asampana, has...
GHANA FEDERATION OF DISABLED

President urged to appoint more PWDs

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Ghana Federation of the Disabled (GFD) has appealed to President Mahama to appoint at least two Persons with Disability (PWDS) in each assembly to...

GFD Seeks Affirmative Action For Persons With Disabilities

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The Ghana Federation of the Disabled (GFD) has come out with a six-page position paper on ?Affirmative Action for Persons with Disabilities in Ghana?...

GFD calls for scholarships for its women

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The Ghana Federation of the Disabled (GFD) has prepared a six-page position paper on ?Affirmative Action for Persons with Disabilities in Ghana? urging government...

Affirmative action paper submitted to government

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The Ghana Federation of the Disabled (GFD) has submitted to Government a six-page position paper on ?Affirmative Action for Persons with Disabilities in Ghana,?...
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PWDs to enjoy free NHIS registration

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The Jomoro District Manager of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), Mr. Daniel Foli Eddem, has announced that People with Disabilities (PWDs) would be...

Govt. to Review Disability Act

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BY JOSEPH NANA YAW COBBINA In all the good things provided for in the Persons with Disability Act, 2006 (Act 715) would be a mirage...