Author: Hannah Kuper

Reader and Director of the International Centre for Evidence in Disability
Organisation: London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

Online course on Global Disability and Health due to launch soon!

Reader and Director of the International Centre for Evidence in Disability
Organisation: London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

Big news: the team at the International Centre for Evidence in Disability (ICED) is launching an online course “Global Disability and Health”. The course will focus on importance of health and wellbeing of people with disabilities in the context of the global development agenda: Leaving no one behind. This three-week course launches on February 26.…

Zika and blindness

Reader and Director of the International Centre for Evidence in Disability
Organisation: London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

Maria* is a lovely child of about 18 months, living in Rio de Janeiro. She was born with microcephaly as a result of the Zika outbreak in Brazil. In August, I was fortunate to spend a week helping to help look after her, as well as two other children with Congenital Zika Syndrome, while their…