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1st South Asia cleft lip/palate conference

As always, MAITS is trying to help people around the world to connect with one another, in order to strengthen services for individuals with disabilities and/or mental health challenges. In September of this year, MAITS helped to fund the first cleft lip/palate conference in South Asia, which was held in Sri Lanka, and organised by […]

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MAITS in Dragon’s Den style pitch on 6th July!

  MAITS has been selected to pitch for funding at a Dragon’s Den style event at the Funding Network on 6th July! Come and join us to support a new project for babies and children with disability and premature birth related feeding difficulties in Rwanda. MAITS is one of four charities that was selected to […]

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Treasurer of MAITS

Job Title: Treasurer of MAITS Location: The role is London-based although the candidate does not have to live in London Role and Responsibilities: The role of the Trustee is to assist with the oversight and governance of the charity in accordance with its Memorandum and Articles of Association and to ensure compliance with the guidelines […]

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Our new CEO

MAITS is pleased to announce that we have recruited our new CEO, Esther Hamilton. Esther has a background of almost 20 years in the non-profit sector, including in post war Kosovo and the UK, working in a range of charities including those focused on children, women and health and also leading a network of Sure […]

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Therapeutic Art Training in Zambia since 2011

Lesley and Joanna, art therapists from the UK, have been training professionals in Zambia in the use of Therapeutic Art since 2011. Over multiple visits they have developed a training programme which has the support of the Ministry of Health. It has already been delivered to a range of professionals including nurses, occupational therapists, police […]

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Neonatal Feeding Training – Uganda 2016

In April 2016, Himalia and Maya, speech and language therapists working in the UK, returned to Mulago Hospital in Uganda to follow up on training completed in November 2015. They reviewed the practice of Parent Trainers that they had worked with on their previous visit, to assess their ability to train and support mothers whose […]

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MAITS Visited Pakistan

MAITS held its first introductory meeting in Pakistan on 19th September 2016 which was attended by 29 guests from 15 different organisations in Pakistan. The guests included Physiotherapists, Speech and Language Therapists, Paediatricians, Psychologists. The event was hosted by Sadia Mirza & Melanie Adams of MAITS at the Rangoonwala Community Centre. Many thanks to the following […]

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MAITS Packages in the pipeline!

We just wanted to let you know that MAITS will soon be releasing three more packages Working with children with Neurodevelopmental Disabilities     Training programme for community workers, care staff and teachers .  We have recently piloted an 8 day training programme for generic staff working with children with neurodevelopmental disabilities. The pilot took place in […]

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Neonatal Feeding Training – Africa and South Asia

In November 2015, Himali de Silva and Basia Hamden, two Speech and Language Therapists working in the UK, gave training to parents of babies with feeding difficulties in Uganda, who would, in turn, run training for groups of new mothers. They also ran a workshop on infant breastfeeding and introducing solid foods to a range of […]

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Training in Child Development at the Nathan Ebanks Foundation, Jamaica October 2015

In October 2015, Anjali Joshi, a very experienced Occupational Therapist from India, conducted a training in child development as a part of the “Inclusive Education Conference and Accessibility Expo” hosted by the Nathan Ebanks Foundation, Jamaica. This training took the form of, discussions, workshops and seminars and was followed up by visits to in three […]

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