Anniversary of the Istanbul Convention

Today marks the anniversary of opening for signature of the Istanbul Convention. The Istanbul Convention is an international treaty to help tackle violence against women and girls. It is very important for women and girls with disabilities as, on average, they are 2 to 5 times more likely to face violence than other women and girls. The Convention recognises the [...]

2022-05-14T12:11:32+01:00May 14th, 2022|Categories: ImportantNews, News|

A proposal for a Deafblindness ICF Core Set development

EDbN presents the proposal for an ICF Core Sets for Deafblindness English version of the ICF proposal Deafblind International and EDbN are currently working on the second phase of the ICF project (Qualitative Study) with organizations from 6 WHO regions. This would help researchers detecting meaningful concepts for future planning and monitoring deafblindness [...]

2022-02-02T18:53:27+01:00January 31st, 2022|Categories: ImportantNews, News|

Alternative Chinese medicine to prevent or treat etiologies that can lead to deafblindness

Etiologies that can lead to deafblindness could be prevented and treated thanks to Chinese alternative medicine: A comparison to orphan drugs (Study by Han Yang)  Orphan drugs are those used to prevent, treat and diagnose rare diseases. Some of these diseases cause such things as auditory and visual problems that can lead to deafblindness. Developing [...]

In development an international project about deafblindness

International universities and non-profit organizations are carrying out a broad study that will develop a specific ICF Core Sets for deafblindness Deafblind International is carrying out an international study, led by the European Deafblind Network, that wants to provide a standardized description of functioning for the wide range of combinations of hearing and sight loss [...]

2021-03-16T10:41:25+01:00March 16th, 2021|Categories: ImportantNews, News|

EDbN in the ITU Evaluation Committee for an Accessible Europe

The last 24 and 25 of October there was the Regional Competition for an Accessible Europe on the ITU building in Geneva with the collaboration of Agenzija Sapport and Zero Project. A group of IT and sensory loss experts got together in the meeting as the Evaluation Committee of said competition that was supported by [...]

2021-03-15T11:59:37+01:00November 13th, 2019|Categories: ImportantNews, News|Tags: , |
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