To Whom It May Concern – Kofi Entsi Yankson

To Whom It May Concern – Kofi Entsi Yankson

March 21, is a day set aside by the United Nations to celebrate individuals born/living with Down syndrome and to create public awareness about this genetic condition. The theme for this year’s celebration is #WeDecide. In line with this year’s theme, we (yes, you too) hereby decide to support people with Down syndrome to have full participation in decision making on matters relating to/or affecting their lives, which is a human rights principle supported by the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD). Continue reading To Whom It May Concern – Kofi Entsi Yankson

IS THIS REALLY THE WAY TO GO?

IS THIS REALLY THE WAY TO GO?

This whole punishment approach will only work if we have proper data on disabilities in this country at all levels of the care continuum for such individuals and iff the personnel at the various service points are on top of the basic issues surrounding disabilities and the required care. This can be possible if the required inter-agency collaboration is strengthened from the sub-district level all the way up to the national Continue reading IS THIS REALLY THE WAY TO GO?