Govt Teaches Nurses Sign Language

By Daniel Phiri GOVERNMENT says it has been teaching some nurses sign language; though on a small scale with a view to ensure the deaf and dumb are better able to access health services. People living with various disabilities especially those with hearing impairment have difficulties communicating with health workers at various institutions across the country. This has resulted in most of them failing to access health services even though they may be available to them. Giving oral evidence to the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Health and Child Care, Permanent Secretary in…

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