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Tanzania: Ending Communication Barrier to Deaf People

Categories: Tanzania, Disabilities, Digital Photography, Digital Video

Deaf people in the Coast Region of Tanzania didn't engage in HIV/AIDS counseling and testing knowing their health status due to communication barrier between them and health experts in the VTC, health centers, village dispensaries and hospitals. Experts didn't know how to communicate with deaf people by using sign language. To tackle the problem project will conduct sign language training to health experts. To bridge gap of communication