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UNDP in Malawi donates COVID-19 booklets in Braille

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The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Malawi has donated COVID-19 information booklets in Braille.

 

UNDP handed over Braille Covid-19 materials to Ministry of Gender, Community Development, and Socials Welfare in Lilongwe.” said Shigeki Komastubara, UNDP Resident Representative, Malawi.

 

He observed that for persons with disabilities, faces a lot of challenges to access information were even exacerbated as most of the information available was presented in an inaccessible format.

 

Komastubara said it was against this ground that UNDP supported the Department of Disability with printing Braille materials on Covid-19.

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