COMELEC, DILG and DOH, 34th NDPR Week’s ‘PWD-friendly’ Websites Awardees

August 14, 2012

For the 34th NDPR Week, 3 strategic government agencies DILG, DOH and COMELEC bagged the “PWD-friendly Website Awards, after complying with the NCDA-NCC Joint Circular on Web Accessibility, to boost the sector’s “RIGHT TO INFORMATION” towards socio-economic opportunities.

This joint project of the National Computer Center-ICTO, Philippine Web Accessibility Group and NCDA, would not have been possible without the ICT SubCom champions Architect Rizal Morales (DOTC), Merce Nicolas (NCC-ICTO), Noli Agcaoili (NOVA) and Lauro Purcil (DepEd).

P-Noy’s NDPR Week Message

July 13, 2012


Sagisag ng Pangulo ng Pilipinas
Sagisag ng Pangulo ng Pilipinas



My warmest greetings to the National Council on Disability Affairs, as you
spearhead the 34th National Disability Prevention and Rehabilitation
(NDPR) Week celebration, as chaired by the Department of Labor and

In our continuing quest for equitable progress, the Filipino people are our
most indispensable resource, and their welfare is our top priority. We take
pride in the accomplishments of our persons with disabilities and their
contributions to our nation-building agenda. They are our paragons of
strength and determination, resilient and steadfast in fulfilling their great
potential among the movers of our nation.

May this occasion bring forth a stronger resolve in addressing the issues
concerning your sector. Rest assured that we in government remain
committed to safeguarding and promoting the interests of all our people, chief
among  these being the right to work in any office or industry setting and
reducing the index of marginalization. Let us work together to secure a just
society, where no one is left behind and every hardworking citizen is given
the opportunity to realize his dreams.







17 July, 2012


Message from DSWD Secretary Dinky Soliman

P-Noy’s NDPR Week Message (.pdf)

DILG-Memo_Circular NDPR (.pdf)

CSC Announcement 34th NDPR (.pdf)

Deped MC. 103, s. 2012 (.pdf)



34th National Disability Prevention and Rehabilitation (NDPR) Week Celebration

May 28, 2012

Latest Updates:

Message from DSWD Secretary Dinky Soliman

P-Noy NDPR Week Message

Deped MC. 103, s. 2012

DILG-Memo_Circular NDPR

CSC Announcement 34th NDPR


In celebration of the 34th National Disability Prevention and Rehabilitation (NDPR) Week on July 17 – 23 this year, the National Council on Disability Affairs hereby issues this Announcement on the matter aforesaid.  It consist of the following:

Legal Basis:  Proclamation No. 361 (2000), as amended by Administrative Order No. 35 (2002).

Theme: The celebration has adopted the theme “Mainstreaming Persons with Disabilities in Economic Development.”  This was conceptualized to contribute and promote the full employment of persons with disabilities and to tackle barriers and gaps, facilitate stakeholders’ cooperation, develop innovative approaches and support human rights-based initiatives for the economic development of persons with disabilities.

Proposed Activities and Schedules:

To drumbeat the weeklong celebration, various activities will be conducted as indicated hereunder:

1. July 17, 2012

– Thanksgiving and Holy Mass                                            

– Stakeholders’ Forum

–  Ribbon Cutting of the “Likhang PWD 2012” (Exhibit of artworks and products  made by PWDs                        

2. July 18, 2012

– Paligsahan ng may “K” sa Kasaysayan at Kultura ng Pilipinas.

3. July 19, 2012

–  Mobility Clinic

–  Early Prevention of Children with Disabilities

–  1st Road Safety Seminar for Persons with Disabilities

4.  July 20, 2012

– Orientation-Forum on Accessibility Law with Sensitivity Training

– Jobs Fair

5. July 21, 2012 –Nationwide Special Registration for PWD  Voters

6. July 21, 2012 –  Tree Planting

 7. July 22, 2012 –  M.O.V.E. Manila Run

 8. July 23, 2012

– Entrepreneurship Appreciation Seminar

– Closing Ceremony

– Wreathlaying Ceremony on the Birthdate of Apolinarion Mabini

For more details on the celebration, please find attached the full Concept Paper and Calendar of Activities of the 2012 NDPR Week celebration.  The NDPR Week Secretariat could be contacted thru Telephone Numbers 951-5013 and 932-6422 local 101, or thru Mr. Rizalio R. Sanchez, Mr. Mike Limon, Ms. Cely de Leon, and Ms. Jem Aguilar at Mobile Nos. 0920-9062306, 0920-9062296, 0920-9062287, and 09994801130, respectively, or you can email us at



Undersecretary, DSWD

Officer-in-Charge/Executive Director

33rd NDPR Week Schedule of Activities

July 12, 2011


The general public is hereby informed of the commemoration of the  33rd National Disability Prevention and Rehabilitation (NDPR) Week  on July 17 – 23, 2011 with the theme “Making the Rights Real for Filipinos with Disabilities” (Isakatuparan ang Karapatan ng Filipinong May Kapansanan).

The following activities with their respective dates and venues will be conducted:

  1. 1. Read Along Theater Presentation
July 16/2:00 P.M. -4:00 P.M. Concert at the Park, Rizal Park
  1. 2. Simultaneous celebration of the Holy Mass
July 17 Nationwide
  1. 3. Celebration of Holy Mass
July 17/6:00 a.m.-7:00 a.m. ABS-CBN, Channel 2. Quezon City
  1. 4. M.O.V.E. Manila Run 2011
July 17/5:00A.M. Quezon City Memorial Circle
  1. 5. Opening Ceremonies and Recognition of Special Olympic Medalists
July 17/8:30 A.M.-9:00 A.M. Liwasang Aurora, Quezon Memorial Circle, Quezon City
  1. 6. Celebration of Holy Mass
July 17/9:00 A.M.-10:00 A.M. Liwasang Aurora, Quezon Memorial Circle, Quezon City
  1. 7. Forum on the Prevention, Early Detection and Intervention of Disabilities Among Children
July 18/8:00 A.M. – 4:00 P.M, Auditorium, Center for Health Development, Mandaluyong City
  1. 8. Transport Access Forum- AIR and Sensitivity Training
July 18/900 A.M. – 4:00 P.M. NAIA III, Pasay City
  1. 9. Awarding of DOLE’s Starter Kit to Taguig City Office of Persons with Disability Affairs (OPDA)
July 18/8:00 A.M. Taguig City
10.Registration of Persons with Disabilities July  18-22/ 10:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M. SM Malls and Barangays nationwide
11.Forum on the K to 12 Program and the  Education of Persons with  Disabilities (Implications, Preparations and Directions) July 19/8:00 A.M. – 2:00 P.M. Commission on Higher Education, U.P. Diliman Campus,  Quezon City
12.Entrepreneurship Appreciation Course  July 19/9:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M. Occupational Safety and Health Center, North  Avenue, Diliman, Quezon City
13. Accessibility Forum  July 19/9:00 A.M.-5:00 P.M. Tagaytay Convention Center, Tagaytay City
  1. Tenpin Bowling Tournament for PWDs


July 19/9:00 A.M.-5:00 P.M. SM Bowling Center, SM City North EDSA, Quezon City
15.Live Interview at “NBN at Your Service” July 20/12:00NN-1:00 P.M. NBN Channel 4
16.Access Audit of LRT/MRT Train Stations July 20/ 8:00 A.M./5:00 P.M. MRT/LRT Stations
17.  Talk on Prevention of Disabilities for Expectant  Mothers  July 20/9:00 A.M. Asian Hospital and Medical Center, Alabang, Muntinlupa
18.Ergonomics and  3 PM “Banat Buto” Lecture  July 20/1:00 P.M.-5:00 P.M. DENR Building, Visayas Avenue, Quezon City
19.Forum on Accessible Tourism for Persons with Disabilities July 21/9:00 A.M./2:00 P.M. Sofitel Philippine Plaza Hotel,Pasay City
20.Mobility Clinic and Registration of PWDs  July 21/9:00 A.M.-12:00 NN Multi-Purpose Hall, Brgy San Vicente, Quezon City, District 4
21.Talk on Prevention of Disability the Natural Way —Management of Diabetes and Hypertension  July 22/9:00 A.M.- 12:00 NN NAPOCOR, Quezon City
22.Understanding Disability July 22/8:00 A.M.-1:00 P.M. National Children’s Hospital
23.I-Monitor Mo,  Accessibility Law Press           Conference  July 22/9:00 A.M.-12:00 NN PIA, Visayas Avenue, Quezon City
24.Posting of PWD Stickers in Public Utility Vehicles  July 23/10:00 A.M.- 11:00 A.M. Robinson’s Terminal, Novaliches, Quezon City– BusesSM Fairview Terminal, Quezon City— Jeepney, Taxi and FX
25.NDPR Week Closing Ceremonies (Variety Show and Wheelchair  Distribution) July 23/2:00 P.M. – 6:00 P.M. SM City Fairview
26.Registration of PWDs July 23/ 10:00 A.M.-5:00 P.M. SM City Fairview
27.Painting Exhibit July 17-23/10:00 A.M. – 9:00 P.M. The Podium, Ortigas Center, Pasig City
28.Newborn Screening   July 17-23/ 9:00 A.M. East Avenue Medical Center, Quezon City; Jose Fabella Memorial Medical Center, Manila;  Philippine General Hospital,     Manila; Dr.J.P. Rizal Memorial Hospital, Calamba City, Laguna; Gen. Emilio Aguinaldo Memorial District Hospital, Trece Martirez City, Cavite and Angono General Hospital, Angono, Rizal
  1. 29. PARM M.O.V.E
July 24, 2011/ 5:00 A.M. Dumaguete City


For more details, please contact the 2011 NDPR Week Secretariat at 951-5013, 932-6422 loc. 101 and Mobile Nos. 0920-9062306 (Rizalio R. Sanchez); 0920-9062296 (Mike Limon);  0920-9062287(Cely de Leon);  and 09994801130 (Jem Aguilar) or you can email us at

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Comelec launches PWD Registration for NDPR Week Celebration

July 12, 2011


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