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AT2030 – Life Changing

Assistive Technology

For All

The figures are staggering. It is estimated that by 2050 two billion people would benefit from Assistive Technology, yet 90% will not have access. Our programme intends to change that.

Amparo Prosthetics fitting in Kenya

AT2030 – Life Changing

Assistive Technology

For All

The figures are staggering. It is estimated that by 2050 two billion people would benefit from Assistive Technology, yet 90% will not have access. Our programme intends to change that.

Amparo Prosthetics fitting in Kenya

Over five years, AT2030 will test ‘what works’ to improve access to AT and will invest in and support solutions to scale with a focus on innovative products, new service models, and global capacity support. The programme will reach 9 million directly and 6 million more people indirectly to enable a lifetime of potential through life-changing Assistive Technology.

Latest

Product Narrative: Hearing Aids
A Market Landscape and Strategic Approach to Increasing Access to Hearing Aids and Related Services in Low- and Middle-Income Countries.”
Product Narrative: Wheelchairs
A Market Landscape and Strategic Approach to Increasing Access to Wheelchairs and Related Services in Low- and Middle-Income Countries.”
Understanding the mobile disability gap
This report by GSMA offers insights on mobile phone access and usage by persons with disabilities in Kenya and Bangladesh.
Capturing and Creating Value in the Assistive Technologies Landscape through a Mission-Oriented Approach: A New Research and Policy Agenda
This working paper is part of the Data and Evidence Working Paper Series.
Changing Prosthetic Service Delivery with Amparo
Access to an appropriate lower limb prosthesis can help restore mobility and confidence.
Innovate Now: How is GDI Hub Accelerating Disability Innovation in Kenya?
The scope of the ecosystem is to facilitate entrepreneurs who have developed new inclusive assistive technologies to get their products to market.
Digital Technology, to Revolutionise Wheelchair Provision with Motivation
GDI Hub is supporting Motivation in testing their new provision system in Kenya to evaluate the quality of the new designs and understand how distributed manufacturing through 3D printing could augment current wheelchair service provision models.
Trialling 3D Printed Bespoke Orthotics to Refugees with Humanity and Inclusion
Humanity & Inclusion is testing the feasibility of extending their new digital manufacturing approach to provide bespoke orthotics devices across three refugee settlements which are located in Uganda.
DPU’s AT2030 research project celebrates International Day of People with Disabilities
United Kingdom
Published on the 3rd of December in UCL News.
Access to healthcare & inclusive mobility remain challenging for PWDs
Sierra Leone
Published on the 3rd of December in Premier News and Global Times.
Global Disability Innovation and AMREF unveil local entrepreneurs selected for Innovate Now Program
Kenya
Published on the 4th December 2019 in KTN News.
The Innovate Now accelerator program unveils its first cohort of assistive technology entrepreneurs
Kenya
Published on the 5th December 2019 in CIO East Africa.
The mobile disability gap: how do persons with disabilities access and use mobile in Kenya and Bangladesh?
Clara Aranda Jan from GSMA explores how Mobile has the potential to serve as an AT in underserved markets.
Understanding the Assistive Technology Landscape in 7 African Countries
Novia Afdhila from Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI) overviews Country Capacity Assessments; a system-level assessment of a country’s capacity to appropriately provide Assistive Technology to meet its population needs.
How a school football game changed Arnold’s life
Ines Amri from Amparo Prosthetics tells Arnold’s story, his dreams of being a football player and how he was fitted with Amparo’s Confidence Socket in Kenya.
The Politics of Making Disability Visible in Community-led Urban Research
By Dr Ignacia Ossul Vermehren, research fellow working with the Build Capacity and Participation subprogramme led by The Bartlett Development Planning Unit (UCL).

Programme Clusters

The programme is divided into four Programme Clusters to test ‘what works’ for AT

1

Data & Evidence

2

Innovation

3

Country Implementation

4

Capacity & Participation

Funded by

UK Aid from the British people

     Led by

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