DWAI SET TO FINALIZE DEVELOPMENT OF SRH SIGN LANGUAGE GLOSSARY FOR HEALTH WORKERS

Deaf Women Aloud Initiative(DWAI) with the support of Voice Nigeria on 12th and 13th of August 2020 in Abuja organized a two- day stakeholders meeting for the validation of sexual and reproductive health (SRH) Sign Language Glossary. The Executive Director, DWAI, Mrs. Hellen Anurika Beyioku-Alase in her opening remark said that the meeting was designed …

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DWAI INTRODUCES SIGN LANGUAGE GLOSSARY TO BRIDGE COMMUNICATION GAP BETWEEN DEAF WOMEN AND HEALTH PROVIDERS

On Thursday 31st October, 2019, Deaf Women Aloud Initiative (DWAI) organized a project inception meeting with Deaf Women Association of Nigeria (DWAN) and key stakeholders in Healthcare services in Abuja. A project supported by VOICE was designed to improve deaf women access to sexual and reproductive health rights. The Executive Director of DWAI, Hellen Beyioku …

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DWAI to develop signlanguage booklet on SRH

The Deaf Women Aloud initiative (DWAI) has disclosed project plan to develop a sign-language booklet on Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH) for hospitals, in order to ease communication between healthworkers and deaf women to enable them exercise their sexual and reproductive health rights without barriers. Its Executive Director, Hellen Udoye Beyioku-Alase stated this yesterday in …

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DWAI Executive Director Advocates for Recognition, Promotion of Sign Language to Gain Access Quality Reproductive Health Information for Deaf Women

The Executive Director of the Deaf Women Aloud Initiative (DWAI), Mrs Helen Udoye Baylolu-Alase has opined that the recognition and promotion of sign language to gain access to quality sexual and reproductive health information for deaf women are not only relevant but imperative. According to her, this is to actualized the vision of the FCT …

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Association wants Deaf Women carried along in govt policies implementation

The Deaf Women Association of Nigeria (DWAN) has urged Federal Government  to carry its members along in implementation of policies and also sign the Disability Rights Bill into law. The President of DWAN, Abuja chapter, Mrs Helen Udoye, made the call in Abuja on Friday during the third edition of the Association’s Health Awareness Week …

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National Hospital pledges to assist the Deaf

The Chief Medical Director of National Hospital, Abuja, Dr Jaf Momoh, has promised to assist those with hearing impairment who visit the hospital. Momoh stated this when the Deaf Women Aloud Initiative led by its Executive Director, Mrs Hellen Beyioku-Alase, paid a courtesy visit to the hospital on Monday. Beyioku-Alase said the visit was to …

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Brief Report and Appreciation to everyone on the sucessful conclusion of the 5th edition of Deaf Women Association of Nigeria, Abuja chapter Health Awareness week and International Day for Persons with disabilities.

To God alone be glory. The 5th edition of Deaf Women Association of Nigeria, Abuja chapter Health Awareness week and International Day for Persons with disabilities has come and gone. We can only but thank God for the great success achieved so far. This year, we received a lot of dignitaries and stakeholders from Embassies, …

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Equipping the Future: Empower Deaf Women to Ensure Inclusiveness and Equality in Sexual & Reproductive Health Rights

To God be the glory, Deaf Women Association of Nigeria, Abuja Chapter and Deaf Women Aloud Initiative will be partnering with US Embassy, Abuja to implement a 12 months project for Deaf women and girl under this project titled: Project HER- Health, Empowerment and Rights (HER) of Deaf Women and girls within FCT. What is …

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Press Release Commemorating International Day Of Persons With Disabilities.

The international Day Of Persons With Disabilities (PWDs) is an occasion mark around the world in honour of Persons with Disabilities. Deaf women Association of Nigeria(DWAN) join other NGOs and Persons with Disabilities in Nigeria and around the world to celebrate this historic occasion. DWAN is a Women Organization which seek to empower and advocates …

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