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POLICY BRIEF ON AMENDMENT OF DISABILITY POLICY TO RECOGNISE CHILDREN WITH CEREBRAL PALSY AND TO ESTABLISH A PHYSIOTHERAPY CENTRE
The proposed Disability Policy amendment is specifically to recognise Children with Cerebral Palsy and to establish a physiotherapy centre. The principles underpinning this recognition should be those of article 23 & 31 of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child. To support this policy there is a need to establish a new Physiotherapy Centre for Children with Cerebral Palsy in Chawama Township.
- Statement of the Problem
Children with Cerebral Palsy in Chawama Township do not have adequate physiotherapy exercises. Before detailing the problem, I would like to briefly discuss what Cerebral Palsy is. Cerebral Palsy is condition not a disease and it is caused among other things lack of oxygen to the brain at birth or just after birth. CP affects the child’s ability to move and maintain…
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