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Leave no-one behind: Reach people with disabilities with accurate information

Development messages in infographics, videos, Gif, braille, songs which can reach people with different disabilities with accurate messages

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Videos, pictures and infographics can convey accurate messages, as can songs for those visually impaired.  There is a huge amount of misinformation for everyone - even those that say 'don't touch your face' don't say why.  The more people understand, the more likely they will respond. Although 10-15% of the world's population has a disability, they are not specifically mentioned or their needs addressed.

In what ways did you change your behaviors as a result of this resource?

We have a big network in Uganda and Kenya through a project reaching hundred of disabled people's organisations and public and other stakeholders (improving the implementation of the UNCRPD (United Nations Convention of the Rights of Poeple with Disabilities)

Did you share this information with your network?

  • No

Where are you getting information around COVID-19?

  • National Government
  • News: Television
  • News: Digital
  • Social Media
  • WHO (World Health Organization)
  • NGO or Non-profit Organization

What information do you feel you are missing about COVID-19?

Different forms of information appropriate to different groups of people

What populations or personas are not currently being addressed with today’s COVID-19 information?

People with Disabilities and those with low levels of literacy

What is your current profession?

CEO of INGO

In what city are you located?

Pershore,

In what country are you located?

UK

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