THE MODEL INCLUSIVE HEALTH CENTRES IS LAUNCHED IN GATSIBO DISTRICT AT KABARORE HEALTH CENTER
National Council of Persons with Disabilities in collaboration with UPHLS (the Umbrella of organizations of persons with disabilities and for health promotion ) provide equitable access to services for persons with disabilities and promote inclusion in health centers. It is in this framework, these institutions manage one Health Centre in each province in order to showcase "Model Inclusive Health Services' where the government institutions shall learn from them and replicate in their respective institutions, Said Emmanuel NDAYISABA Executive Secretary of National Council of Persons with Disabilities. The Executive Director of UPHLS Mrs Karangwa Francois Xavier said that UPHLS transforms five model health centre (Kinyinya Health Centre in Gasabo, Kabarole Health Centre in Gatsibo, Nemba Health Centre in Gakenke, Gatagara Health Centre in Nyanza and Rubengera Health Centre in Karongi) were on basic sign language, mobility and orientation for blind people as well as providing efficient services to clients with disabilities.
One of the patient Agnes Kamanzi with Physical Impairment said that she is pleased for removing the barriers in this health centers because in previous days persons with Disabilities did not get the efficient and sufficient services since the nurses came in down for medical consultation said Agnes KAMANZI.
Miss Yvonne Higiro the nurse at Kabarore Health Centre said that She has been trained in sign language interpreter, how to head forward the persons with visual and the customer care required for persons with Disabilities.
The objective of this event is to bring together officials from Ministries, Local government and development partners to gain and share knowledge on Inclusive Health Services learning from the Kabarore Model Health Centre in Gatsibo District.