Leonard Cheshire Development Centre

Programme

Time Session
9.00 – 9.30 Registration (South Cloisters)
Chair (am) Mr Julian Gore-Booth Interim International Director, Leonard Cheshire Disability
9.30 – 9.45

Opening Remarks

Martin Davidson – CEO, British Council; International Trustee, Leonard Cheshire Disability

9.45 – 10.15

An overview of the Cross-Cutting Disability Research Programme

Professor Nora Groce, Director and Leonard Cheshire Chair , Leonard Cheshire Disability and Inclusive Development Centre, University College London

Liz Fajber, Senior Social Development Adviser, Research and Evidence Division, Department for International Development

10.15 – 10.45

Research: Maternal/Child Health and Women with Disabilities:  Women’s Access to Maternal/Child Health Care in Rural Nepal

Professor Nora Groce, Director and Leonard Cheshire Chair , Leonard Cheshire Disability and Inclusive Development Centre, University College London

By video: Dr Joanna Morrison, Research Associate, UCL/ Mother and Infant Research Activities, Nepal

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10.45 – 11.15 Tea/coffee (South Cloisters )
11.15 – 11.45

Research: Mental disability (Schizophrenia and Affective Disorders), Stigma and Multidimensional Poverty in India. A pilot study

Dr Sushrut Jadhav, Senior Clinical Lecturer, Mental Health Sciences Unit, Faculty of Brain Sciences,

Dr Sumeet Jain, Lecturer, School of Social and Political Science, University of Edinburgh

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11.45– 12.15

Research: Disability & Urban Agriculture – An Innovative Approach in Kenya

Serah Nderitu, Research Fellow, African Centre for Technology Studies (ATC), Kenya

Maria Kett, Assistant Director, Leonard Cheshire Disability & Inclusive Development Centre, University College London

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12.15 – 12.45

Research: Access to Water, Sanitation and Hygiene among Persons with Disabilities in Low income communities (Uganda and Zambia)

Isaac Mutenyo, Appropriate Technology Centre (ATC) for Water and Sanitation, Uganda

Asha Bumataze, Appropriate Technology Centre (ATC) for Water and Sanitation, Uganda

Representative from SHARE Consortium

Professor Nora Groce, Director and Leonard Cheshire Chair , Leonard Cheshire Disability and Inclusive Development Centre, University College London

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12.45 – 13.00 Questions/discussion
13.00 – 14.00 Lunch (South Cloisters)
   
14.00 – 14.15

Capacity Building Overview – view from DPOs in the South

Rachel Kachaje, Deputy Chairman, Disabled People’s International / Federation of Disability Organizations of Malawi (FEDOWA)

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14.15 – 14.45

Capacity Building: Disability & Development Module and DPO Manual

Dr Raymond Lang, Senior Research Fellow, Leonard Cheshire Disability and Inclusive Development Centre, University College London

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14.45 – 15.15

Capacity Building: Disabled People’s Organisation / Graduate Student internship programme

Veronica Nganga, CCDRP intern, Real Impact NGO, Kenya

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Eleanor Challenger, Project Coordinator, Cross-Cutting Disability Research Programme, Leonard Cheshire Disability and Inclusive Development Centre, University College London

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15.15 – 15.30 Questions/discussion
15.30 – 16.00 Tea/coffee  in South Cloisters
16.00 – 16.45

Panel Discussion - key priorities and challenges for future research and policy

Chair: Diane Mulligan, Deputy Director of International Advocacy and Alliances, CBM; Elected Member  of the UN CRPD Committee 2013-2016

Panel Members: 

Professor David Hulme, Head of Institute for Policy Development and Management / Associate Director of Chronic Poverty Research Centre, University of Manchester

Professor Anthony Costello, Professor of International Child Health and Director of the UCL Institute for Global Health, UCL

Dr Daniel Mont, Principal Research Associate, UCL

Michele Moore, Editor, Disability and Society journal

Dr Hannah Kuper, Co-Director, International Centre for Evidence in Disability, LSHTM

Jo Cooke, Social Inclusion and Civil Society Specialist, Civil Society Department, DFID

16.45 – 17.00 Closing remarks: Dr Tom Shakespeare, Senior Lecturer, University of East Anglia / formally Technical Officer, Department of Violence and Injury Prevention and Disability, World Health Organization, Geneva
17.00 - 19.00 Evening drinks reception (South Cloisters)