Acting Nurse Supervisor, Rita Olkeriil, of the Ministry of Health’s Family Health Unit has been accepted to JICA Knowledge Co-Creation Programs which will be held in Japan on August 22 – September 29.

The program will provide participants the opportunity to acquire the knowledge and information on promotion of the social participation and livelihood of persons with disabilities through case studies, visiting local communities, and discussion among participating countries and Japan.

Another objective of the program is to help participants be able to develop plans or strategy and initiate new actions for promoting the social participation of persons with disabilities through livelihood, independent living and other support programs, based on learning from experiences of Okinawa, Japan, and other countries.

The goal is to have persons with disabilities increase their social participation by the effective functioning of livelihood and other inclusive support programs and network system for persons with disabilities in the communities.

For more information regarding this and other JICA Programs, you may contact the Ministry of State or call JICA Palau Office. (PR)