Review our reports, journal articles, conference poster presentations and other materials that have been generated by our research.
A support programme for caregivers of children with disabilities in Ghana: Understanding the impact on the wellbeing of caregivers
Four fifths of the estimated 150 million children with disability in the world live in resource poor settings where the role of the family is crucial in ensuring that these children survive and thrive.
DEVELOPING AN EARLY INTERVENTION PROGRAMME FOR CHILDREN AT HIGH-RISK OF NEURODEVELOPMENTAL IMPAIRMENT IN UGANDA
The global strategy for Women’s Children’s and Adolescent’s Health supports the need for every newborn not only to ‘survive’ but also to ‘thrive’ and reach their full neurocognitive and developmental potential1.
Evaluating the impact of a community-based parent training programme for children with cerebral palsy in Ghana
In low and middle-income settings, where access to support and rehabilitation services for children with disabilities are often lacking, the evidence base for community initiatives is limited. This study aimed to explore the impact of a community-based training programme for caregivers of children with cerebral palsy in Ghana.
Reflections on Health Promotion and Disability in Low and Middle-Income Countries: Case Study of Parent-Support Programmes for Children with Congenital Zika Syndrome
Universal health coverage (UHC) has been adopted by many countries as a national target for 2030. People with disabilities need to be included within efforts towards UHC, as they are a large group making up 15% of the world’s population and are more vulnerable to poor health.
Improving nutritional status of children with Cerebral palsy: a qualitative study of caregiver experiences and community-based training in Ghana
Cerebral palsy (CP) is the most common childhood disability worldwide, and evidence shows that children with CP are at an increased risk of malnutrition due to feeding difficulties. This qualitative study explores caregiver experiences of feeding before and after a community-based training program in Ghana.
Understanding the Lives of Caregivers of Children with Cerebral Palsy in Rural Bangladesh: Use of Mixed Methods
Cerebral palsy is the most prevalent health condition linked to childhood disability in Bangladesh, yet support and rehabilitation for this group is limited. Understanding the impact of cerebral palsy at family level is important for the development of appropriate interventions.