Leonard Cheshire Development Centre

Conference Video

Promoting equity: cross-cutting disability in international development research conference

Jeremy Bentham Room,University College London

Monday 17th June 2013

Session 1: Overview of the Cross-Cutting Disability Research Programme

Speakers: 

Opening Remarks:

Julian Gore-Booth, Interim International Director, Leonard Cheshire Disability

Martin Davidson, Chief Executive, British Council; International Trustee, Leonard Cheshire Disability

An overview of the Cross-Cutting Disability Research Programme

Professor Nora Groce, Chair and Director, Leonard Cheshire Disability andInclusive Development Centre, University College London (UCL)

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

Session 2: Research: Maternal/Child Health and Women with Disabilities: Women’s Access to Maternal/Child Health Care in Rural Nepal 

Speakers: 

Professor Groce, Chair and Director, Leonard Cheshire Disability and Inclusive Development Centre, UCL

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

Session 3: Research: Mental Disability (Schizophrenia and Affective Disorders), Stigma and Multidimensional Poverty in India. A Pilot Study 

Speakers: 

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

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

Professor Nora Groce, Chair and Director, Leonard Cheshire Disability and Inclusive Development Centre, UCL

Session 4: Research: Disability and Urban Agriculture – An Innovative Approach in Kenya 

Speakers: 

Dr Andy Frost, Deputy Director, Research into Use

Dr Maria Kett, Assistant Director, Leonard Cheshire Disability and Inclusive Development Centre, UCL

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

Session 5: Research: Access to Water, Sanitation and Hygiene among Persons with Disabilities in Low Income Communities (Uganda and Zambia)

Speakers: 

Professor Nora Groce, Chair and Director, Leonard Cheshire Disability and

Inclusive Development Centre, UCL

Jane Wilbur, Equity, Inclusion and Rights Adviser, WaterAid and SHARE Research consortium

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

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

Session 6: An Overview of the Capacity-Building Component of the CCDRP

Speakers: 

Dr Raymond Lang, Senior Research Fellow, Leonard Cheshire Disability and Inclusive

Development Centre, UCL

Session 7: Capacity Building: Disabled People’s Organisation / Graduate Student Internship Programme

Speakers: 

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

Veronica Nganga, CCDRP Research Intern, Real Impact NGO, Kenya

Session 8: Capacity Building Overview – View from DPOs in the South

Speakers: 

Rachel Kachaje, Deputy Chairperson, Disabled People’s International ; Executive Board Member, Federation of Disability Organizations in Malawi (FEDOMA), Immediate Past Chairperson, SAFOD

Session 9: Panel Discussion: Key Priorities and Challenges for Future Disability Research and Policy

Speakers: 

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 In stitute 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 

Session 10: Closing Remarks

Speakers: 

Dr Tom Shakespeare, Senior Lecturer, University of East Anglia / formally Technical Officer, Department of Violence and Injury Prevention and Disability, World Health Organization, Geneva

Professor Nora Groce, Chair and Director, Leonard Cheshire Disability and Inclusive Development Centre, UCL.