DWAI with support from Disability Rights Fund paid an advocacy visit to the Chairman of Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC), Hon. Abdullahi Adamu Candido.

DWAI with support from Disability Rights Fund paid an advocacy visit to the Chairman of Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC), Hon. Abdullahi Adamu Candido. The visit aims to improve access to health services for Deaf women and girls in four area councils including AMAC. Moreover, it aims to ensure that the area councils and health …

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DWAI Inaugurated by Hon. Minister of State, FCT, Dr. Ramatu Tijjani Aliyu as members of the FCT Emergency Maternal, New born, Child & Adolescent Health Plus Nutrition activities in FCT

Culled from the Executive Director Facebook Page; If I have ten thousand tongues, it would not be enough to say thank you Lord for your blessing on me. Inspite of the challenges & burden of COVID-19 pandemic, Our God is able to do exceedingly abundantly above all we ask or think according to the power …

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DWAI Advocates For An Inclusive Nigeria, Launches Sign Language Booklets

EVENT & PROJECT DATE: 8th to 12 December, 2020 Deaf Women Aloud Initiative (DWAI), a group championing the causes of Deaf women and Persons with Disabilities says the level of inaccessibility encountered by Persons with Disabilities (PwDs) in the Nigerian society is a gross discrimination against the Community. On the back of this went forth …

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Event Report: Improving Access to Health Services and Information for Deaf Women and Girls

 Event/Project Date: 3rd November 2020 Deaf women across the country face inequalities when it comes to accessing health information and healthcare services, as health information and services are often not available in an accessible format. As a result, Deaf individuals often have low health literacy and are at greater risk of being misdiagnosed or not …

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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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