National Disability Prevention and Rehabilitation (NDPR) Week is an annual observance in the Philippines dedicated to raising awareness about disability prevention, rehabilitation, and the rights of persons with disabilities (PWDs). The week-long event takes place from July 17 to 23 each year.
The objective of National Disability Prevention and Rehabilitation (NDPR) Week is to promote inclusivity, equal opportunities, and the well-being of persons with disabilities. It aims to educate the public about disability issues, encourage the integration of PWDs into society, and advocate for their rights and welfare.
During this week, various activities and events are organized throughout the country. These may include seminars, workshops, forums, cultural presentations, sports activities, and medical missions focused on disability prevention, rehabilitation services, and empowering persons with disabilities.
Government agencies, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), disability support organizations, and educational institutions play a crucial role in organizing and participating in events during National Disability Prevention and Rehabilitation Week. The activities conducted during this week seek to highlight the accomplishments and challenges faced by PWDs, promote inclusivity, and raise public awareness about disability rights and issues.
The specific events and initiatives may vary each year, but the overall goal is to foster a more inclusive and accessible society for persons with disabilities in the Philippines.
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