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    CBM contributes towards the development of a course curriculum for CBID workers

    CBM is happy to contribute to the development of a curriculum for a course for training of Community-Based Inclusive Development (CBID) workers being developed by the Rehabilitation Council of India in collaboration with the University of Melbourne. Three CBM partner representatives were also at the meeting. The photo shows Ms. Fairlene, Manager CBM being felicitated […]

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    CBM conducted an interactive session at MINTO Eye Hospital, Bangalore to observe World Sight Day

    CBM conducted an interactive session at MINTO Eye Hospital, Bangalore to observe World Sight Day. More than 50 medical professionals attended the session facilitated by CBM representatives. Barriers faced by persons with disabilities in accessing eye health services were among the major topics discussed. Inclusive eye health, accessibility, and mitigation techniques were highlighted throughout the […]

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    CBM observed World Mental Health Day with CBM’s Mental Health Champions

    CBM observed World Mental Health day in an attempt to bring awareness about mental health and mental illness and ending the stigma related to it. CBM promotes the creation of an inclusive society for people with psychosocial disabilities to open up and talk. The theme of this year for world mental health day was the […]

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    CBM observed World Sight Day and World Mental Health Day at Adarsh Institute of Management & Information Technology

    CBM observed World Sight Day and World Mental Health Day at Adarsh Institute of Management & Information Technology – AIMIT with the students of Masters of Business Management. The session started with CBM representatives conducting a blind walk with students to create awareness regarding barriers faced by persons with visual impairments. Students appreciated the activity […]

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    Annual Meet of the BVJF (Bahuddeshy Viklang Jan Foundation)

    The BVJF (Bahuddeshy Viklang Jan Foundation), an organization of people with disabilities supported by CBM had its annual meet on 25th & 26th September at New Delhi. Member of Parliament Shri Ajay Tamta along with managing trustee CBM, Dr. Sara Varughese, and director Naman Seva Samiti, Mr. Shishir Kumar Chaudhary inaugurated the event. More than […]

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    22nd Thomas More Memorial Inter-school Art & Music Competitions

    To commemorate the 23rd Death Anniversary of Brother Thomas More an inter-school art and music event which comprised of various competitions was organized on 29th September at CBM supported Montfort Center for Education, Tura This event comprised of a group singing performance, Northeastern cultural dances and art competitions with separate junior and senior categories. This […]

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    Rashtriya Poshan Maah

    The entire month of September was celebrated in India as the Rashtriya Poshan Maah and this year’s theme was Complementary Feeding. The Prime Minister’s Overarching Scheme for Holistic Nutrition, National Nutrition Mission/ POSHAN Abhiyaan, is Government of India’s flagship program to improve nutritional outcomes for children, pregnant women and lactating mothers. POSHAN Abhiyaan is a […]

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    A workshop for students with visual impairment at CBM supported Montfort Centre for Education

    The education system of India has been moving towards an inclusive setup where both children with and without disabilities learn under one umbrella. When one discusses children with disabilities, especially children with visual impairment, various means are being used to convey the information with them. One of these methods includes tactile graphics are a means […]

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    Distribution of TLM kits to 49 children with intellectual disability of CBM supported Montfort Centre for Education, Tura

    The distribution of TLM kits to 49 children with intellectual disability of CBM supported Montfort Centre for Education, Tura in the presence of their parents and guardians was held on 12th September,2019. The distribution was organized by NIEPID, Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities, Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment in collaboration with the […]

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    Industry-Academia Collaboration: 50 students of Mount Carmel College visit CBM’s project unit

    A visit to CBM’s project unit at Doddaballapura helped medical sociology students understand the gaps in rural-urban health care facilities. Exposure to the taluk hospital and interactions with doctors and nurses supported them to learn the rural health care systems. An interactive session with the medical staff of the mobile health unit made students realize how […]