24 May 2024, 14:17

Bringing physically disabled persons under rehabilitation underscored

GAIBANDHA, May 24, 2024 (BSS)- Speakers in a function here underscored the
need for bringing the persons with disabilities under rehabilitation
programmes to help them living normal life.

"The persons with disabilities are the integral part of the society. Many of
them can lead normal life like the healthy persons if regular therapy and
exercise are provided. In this regard, community-based rehabilitation workers
can play crucial role to ensure therapy and exercise for the persons with
disabilities in a bid to recover them from the incapacities," they also said.

They made the remarks while addressing a concluding ceremony of a five-day
FRIENDSHIP Disability Inclusion Programme held at the hall room of FRIENDSHIP
Training Center at Madnerpara under Fulchhari upazila of the district on
Thursday afternoon.

FRIENDSHIP, an international social purpose organisation, founded by eminent
female personality Runa Khan, organised the programme under FRIENDSHIP
Inclusive Citizenship with the financial support of Ineke Feitz Stichting,

Deputy Director (DD) of Department of Social Services Md. Fazlul Haque
addressed the programme as the chief guest and Sadar Upazila Social Services
Officer Nasir Uddin Shah spoke at the event as special guest.

Deputy General Manager of the organisation Abu Mohammad Shihab and Assistant
General Manager Nusrat Jerinand Project Manager Lucky Marandy addressed the
ceremony, among others.

Earlier, Regional Coordinator Md. Younus Ali formally inaugurated the
programme on May 19.

The speakers urged the concerned to create new community-based rehabilitation
workers to provide the persons with disabilities with therapy and exercise to
recover them from the disabilities so that they can lead normal life.

Later, the prizes were distributed to the community-based rehabilitation
workers coming from different chars of Gaibandha and Kurigram districts for
keeping contribution to this field.

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