MADA LAUNCHES BEST PRACTICES GUIDE FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES

Qatar Assistive Technology Center (MADA), in co-operation with the National Human Rights Committee (NHRC), yesterday launched a guide to best practices of strategies and services for independent living for persons with disabilities.

The Center also launched a training workshop on supporting independent living for persons with disabilities. The workshop was attended by Assistant Undersecretary of the Ministry of Transport and Communications, Reem Mohammed al-Mansouri, NHRC secretary-general, Mariam bint Abdulla al-Attiyah, and MADA chief executive, Maha al-Mansouri.

Meanwhile, Mariam Al Attiyah said that protecting the rights of persons with disabilities requires joint efforts to provide an appropriate environment which is free of obstacles and to overcome difficulties with their effective participation in society.

Source: Government of Qatar