In his recent PhD dissertation, Dr. Richard Vergunst wrote about challenges faced by people with disabilities in accessing health services in the deep rural area Madwaleni in the Eastern Cape Province, South Africa. His findings, part of the EquitAble project, have received a great deal of media attention in South Africa lately.
See article in Times Live: http://www.timeslive.co.za/local/2016/06/29/Attitudinal-barriers-an-additional-woe-for-South-Africans-with-disabilities
On the Stellenbosch University website: http://www.sun.ac.za/english/Lists/news/DispForm.aspx?ID=4045
In Citizen (30 June 2016): 'Rural poor's healthcare hell': http://www.pressreader.com/south-africa/the-citizen-kzn
In The New Age (30 June 2016): 'People with disabilities still face challenges': http://www.pressreader.com/south-africa/the-new-age-western-cape/20160630
Published July 1, 2016