DISABILITY AND COVID-19

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ACTIVITIES AROUND : DISABILITIES AND COVID-19

In an effort to assist in flattening the COVID-19 infection Curve.UDPK Together with Disabled Persons Organizations and other partners we have been engaged in number of activities aimed at helping to fight the spread of the covid-19 disease in the county,especially among vulnerable people,including persons with disabilities.

Some Activities we have been engaged in to this end ,include:

  • IEC Material (Information,Educational and communication) Development and distribution
  • Covid-19 Regular Updating 
  • Data collection
  • Deployment of Customized SMS Portal
  • Engagement with DPOs and Partners
  • Dedicated web-page deployment and updating.

DISABILITIES AND COVID-19

  • IEC Material (Information,Educational and communication) Development and distribution-We have been developing and distributing IEC Materials with targeted messaging to the persons with disabilities,their care givers,communities and  and Disabled persons  organizations. 
  • Regularly Updating on what is happening around covid-19 and disability.Through communication channels including social media,website and phones.
  • Engaged in collection of Disability related data and the impact of covid-19 on their livelihood and social life.
  • Contentious engagement and collaboration  with our partners and DPOs as we fight to contain the pandemic.
  • Deployment of accessible dedicated web-page to collect and distribute covid-19 related information.
  • Deployment  of off-line communication method Using Customized SMS portal to message persons without the Smart phones