The Rotary Family Health Day event
Rotary International held its 10th annual Family Health Day event on 5 November 2021 in Pretoria where the Minister of Health and representatives from the CDC, SANAC, United Nations, Civil Society and other government departments spoke on the importance of health amongst the disability sector.
ARRCs director, Dr Jacques Lloyd, was co-host of the event, while ARRCs other director, Sandra Khumalo, was one of the keynote speakers, giving a speech on the importance of disability-inclusive approaches within the healthcare sector.
The annual Manguzi Gijima 2019 event
The purpose of this event is to encourage physical activity, healthy lifestyle choices, and promote health screening services for the Umhalbuyalingana health catchment area.
The event was organised by the Manguzi Gijima organising committee, and supported by ARRC. The Manguzi Gijima Organising Committee (MGOC) is a club which was established not only to organise Manguzi Gijima but to establish a platform from which further outreach and community programmes may develop in the field of health and physical activity with a special interest in raising awareness about the involvement of people living with disabilities (PwD) in sport and the barriers which exist.
Tshwane Rehabilitation Hospital Disability Fun Run 2019
The Tshwane Rehabilitation Hospital hosted an all-inclusive disability fun run on the 16th of November 2019. Everyone from youth to professional athletes with and without disabilities participated in the event. The purpose of the event is to host races that are inclusive (catering to everyone), while also encouraging physical activity and healthy lifestyles within the community. The event was attended and supported by ARRC.
Sexual reproductive health program with Kaizer chiefs 2019
Our director, Dr. Jacques Lloyd, at a Sexual and Reproductive Health programme in KwaZulu Natal, attended by the Kaizer Chiefs.
Stellenbosch University’s Vision 2040 and Strategic Framework 2019-2024 symposium launch
Our Director, Dr. Jacques Lloyd, attending the research symposium held at Stellenbosch University.