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Three Research and Technology Projects to Benefit Persons with Disabilities

Mada � Assistive Technology Center Qatar of the Ministry of Transport and Communications launched 3 new research and technological projects to assist persons with disabilities, within the Mada Innovation Program, coinciding with the International Day of Disability, during a press conference yesterday attended by a number of members of the Audio Education Complex, the Alnoor center for the Blind, Qatari Center of Social Cultural for the Deaf, Qatar Social and Cultural Center for Blind, Hamad Bin Khalifa University, and experts specializing in this field.

Mrs. Maha Al Mansoori, CEO of Mada Center, confirmed that the launch of these projects comes in accordance with the center's strategy in developing technology solutions in the Arabic language for the Arab world, and in commitment of increasing the number of resources available for free to developers, innovators and researchers in the field of assistive technology to facilitate and support the process of assistive technology innovations directed to those with Disability, the elderly and the development of the ecosystem for innovation in this specialized area.

Source: Hukoomi Qatar Government