Interdisciplinary Conference on Disability and Community-Based Rehabilitation


The University of Gondar (Ethiopia) and Queen’s University (Canada), in partnership with the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program, have developed a 10-year collaboration to advance inclusive higher education for young people with disabilities, create a new occupational therapy program, and advance research for inclusive education and community-based rehabilitation in Africa (website: The project has successfully completed its first five years and has begun to generate and share evidence to support inclusion of people with disabilities in Ethiopia. To nurture our learning and create a bridge between researchers, practitioners, community developers, university administrators, policymakers, and persons with disabilities, the project is delighted to host an international conference on disability and inclusion on October 25-26, 2023 in Gondar, Ethiopia.

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