San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
We are very pleased to invite you to attend the next in our new season of global disability research seminars, jointly organised by the Leonard Cheshire Disability and Inclusive Development Centre and the Institute for Global Health, and funded by UCL Futures.
Conceptualising the linkages between the Social Determinants of Health and Disability
Speaker: Dr Raymond Lang
Dr Lang is an Honorary Senior Research Associate at the Leonard Cheshire Disability and Inclusive Development Centre, UCL. His research interests include Community-Based Rehabilitation, mainstreaming disability into generic development programmes, the practicalities of the implementation of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, and policy in practice within the disability and development sector. Dr Lang has undertaken consultancies for UN agencies, bilateral and multi-lateral donors in a number of countries, including Zimbabwe, Nigeria and Uganda (DFID). Dr Lang is currently writing a book on the politics of international development and disability, funded by the National Institute of Health, USA.
Timings and Location:
The seminar will take place on the 12th November 2013 from 5pm-7pm and will be followed by a drinks reception.
William Farr Seminar Room, G38
1-19 Torrington Place,
University College London,
London, WC1E 6BT
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UCL Global Disability Research Group
The UCL Global Disability Research Group focuses on disability research in the areas of global health and international development. It is comprised of faculty members and students from the Leonard Cheshire Disability and Inclusive Development Centre and the Institute for Global Health, which is based in the Institute of Child Health.
The research group is a partner of UCL's current Grand Challenge of Global Health initiative, and has strong interdisciplinary links with departments throughout UCL, as well as strong ties to researchers working on disability issues worldwide.