The Deaf Bulletin 2017 Issue 1

The Deaf Bulletin 2017 Issue 1

Disability Inclusion in VMMC, Family Planning and HIV testing Campaign.

DZT in partnership with Disability HIV/AIDS Trust (DHAT)with support from Progressio, conducted a disability inclusion campaign in male circumcision, HIV testing and
family planning. The campaign was held at Harare Gardens attracting over 500 people with disabilities (PWDs). The occasion was graced by UNAIDS who commended such
events stating that this will increase SRH awareness among PWDS. Population Services Zimbabwe and Harare City Wilkins Hospital were on sight offering family planning
services and HIV testing respectively. 98 women accessed family planning services whilst 110 people were tested for HIV. Population Services International was unable to offer on
sight male circumcision services at the event. However DZT made an arrangement to refer Deaf people who want to be circumcised to PSI and to assist with interpretation services.

Topics in this Bulletin

  1. Disability Rights Law Centre.
  2. Inclusion is an attitude.
  3. Personal Safety Training for People with disabilities.
  4. Tips for PWDs to deal with the police during riots.

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