West African Federation of Associations for the Advancement of Handicapped Persons (WAFAH)
Fédération ouest-africaine des associations pour la promotion des personnes handicapées (FOAPH)
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1980-11-17 Lomé Togo
17-20 Nov 1980, Lomé (Togo), following recommendations of a meeting, 11-17 Dec 1978, Lomé.
Promote prevention, readaptation and social reinsertion services and programmes in West Africa, unified action at national level in each country and the full participation of handicapped people in the social, economic and cultural development of their communities; assist public institutions in framing national policies and action programmes on behalf of handicapped people; encourage public authorities to create and implement special legislation to protect, train and employ handicapped people and to create appropriate facilities; promote realization of community training projects.
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General Assembly (every 2 years). Executive Committee (meets at least annually), composed of President, Vice-President, Secretary General and Treasurer. Regional Office, headed by Director.
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