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THE NIGERIAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION RIVERS STATE CARRIES OUT A FREE MEDICA OUTREACH FOR THOSE LIVING WITH DISABILITIES IN COMMEMORATION OF THE INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PERSONS LIVING WITH DISABILITIES (IDPD)201900

THE NIGERIAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION RIVERS STATE CARRIES OUT A FREE MEDICA OUTREACH FOR THOSE LIVING WITH DISABILITIES IN COMMEMORATION OF THE INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PERSONS LIVING WITH DISABILITIES (IDPD)2019

Since 1992, the International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD) has been annually observed on 3rd December around the world. The theme for this 2019 IDPD is:

*Promoting the participation of persons with disabilities and their leadership: taking action on the 2030 Development Agenda’.*

The theme focuses on the empowerment of persons with disabilities for inclusive, equitable and sustainable development as envisaged in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, which pledges to ‘leave no one behind’ and recognizes disability as a cross-cutting issues, to be considered in the implementation of its 17 Sustainable Development Goals.

As usual, the Nigerian Medical Association, Rivers State commemorates the IDPD 2019 (3rd December, 2019) with a Free Medical Outreach for those living with disabilities at the NMA Rivers Secretariat.

Doctors are encouraged to volunteer and reach out to those living with disabilities in our society. Free Medical Outreach for those living with disabilities starts by 10am at the NMA House, KM 16, East-West Road, Rivers State.

Thanks for the read.

*Precious Anuonyeh*
*PRO-NMA R/S*

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