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​​Invitation to the Universal Access Expo in commemoration of International Day of Persons with Disabilities​

The Member of Mayoral Committee (MMC) of the City of Johannesburg responsible for Health and Social Development, Dr Mpho Phalatse, in collaboration with Rand Mutual Admin Services invite members of the media to join them in the commemoration of this year’s International Day of Disabilities (Universal Access Expo) on Thursday, 7 December 2017.
Venue: Metro Centre, Reception Room, Ground Floor, 158 Civic Boulevard, Braamfontein

Date: Thursday, 07 December 2017

Time: 09:00-12:00

This year, International Day of persons with disability is commemorated under the theme “Leaving No One Behind”. The theme aims at removing barriers that prevent people with disabilities from entering, using or benefiting from the various systems of society that are available to other citizens and residents.

Part of the event will include donation of assistive devices to persons with disability. The assistive devices will include but not limited to prosthetics legs and arms that will be manufactured, fitted and handed over to 7 beneficiaries’ onsite. 
There will be an exhibition showcasing the provision of basic services by various stakeholders including health, social development, SASSA, Home Affairs.

Media queries or interview opportunities, please contact:

Lesego Mathibela
Stakeholder Manager
Office of the MMC – Health and Social Development
Tel: (011) 4076725
Mobile: 061 497 8286
E-mail: LesegoMat@joburg.org.za and Cojhealthsocial@gmail.com
Or

Dominic Mahlangu
Strategic Advisor
Office of the MMC – Health and Social Development
Tel: (011) 407 6832
Mobile: 081 230 3299
Email: DominicM@joburg.org.za