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The African Journal of Disability, the official journal of CRS, AfriNEAD and CEDRES, is published for the purpose of advancing scholarship in disability studies and rehabilitation sciences in a uniquely African context. Widely read by scholars, professionals and students, it encourages scholarly exchange between all disciplines and academics from both the developing and developed worlds to work towards the improvement of human development and its practices across the continent.

Editor-in-Chief: Leslie Swartz, Stellenbosch University, South Africa.

Affiliations: Centre for Rehabilitation Studies (South Africa), Center for Disability and Rehabilitation Studies (Ghana) and African Network for Evidence-to-Action in Disability (South Africa).


Call for papers for special issue of the African Journal of Disability (AJOD)

The International Society of Wheelchair Professionals in partnership with the African Journal of Disability (AJOD) is pleased to announce a special issue focused on Wheelchair-related topics for lower-resourced settings.  Manuscripts are due by 15 November 2016 with planned publication in May 2017. Read more >>

Latest articles

Original Research
Living with disabled children in Malawi: Challenges and rewards
Grete Barlindhaug, Eric Umar, Margaret Wazakili, Nina Emaus
Vol 5, No 1 (2016), 8 pages
Published: 2016-08-24

Original Research
Barriers to a disabled person’s adult learning and utilization of microfinance in Uganda: The case of Katureebe
Ephraim L. Nuwagaba, Peter N. Rule
Vol 5, No 1 (2016), 10 pages
Published: 2016-08-24

Original Research
Perceived burden of care and reported coping strategies and needs for family caregivers of people with mental disorders in Zimbabwe
Bazondlile D. Marimbe, Frances Cowan, Lazarus Kajawu, Florence Muchirahondo, Crick Lund
Vol 5, No 1 (2016), 9 pages
Published: 2016-08-24


ISSN: 2223-9170 (print) | ISSN: 2226-7220 (online)

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