Awareness Event

Association for Rehabilitation of the Physically Disabled (ARPD) organized a “Musical Concert for
Physically Challenged People” on November 04, 2020, in collaboration with International Women Club
at PC Peshawar. The ultimate aim of this awareness and a musical concert was to provide people with a
well-rounded education about the issues of People with Disabilities. Through this event, ARPD tried to
sensitize the society to accept them with dignity & respect and treat them as normal human beings
despite their physical disabilities. NBP Regional Head of Islamic Banking KP, Saima Rahim was the Chief
Guest of the event. President of
ARPD Anjum Anwar, Managing Director of ARPD Dr. Umar Ayub Khan was also present at the occasion.
Moreover; Shumail Ahmad Butt, Advocate General and Chairman of Pakistan Red Crescent Society, Lt
Gen (R) Muhammad Hamid Khan were guests of honor.

Awareness Workshop on Mental Health

Two days awareness workshop on “Mental Health First Aid” was organized at Rehabilitation Center for
the Physically Disabled Peshawar on 10th and 11thApril 2020.The workshop was attended by students
of different universities, faculty, and management of ARPD. At the end of the training session, Waseem
Saleem distributed certificates among participants.

One-day Awareness Workshop

One-day awareness workshop on Health and Hygiene was held on December 31, 2020, at RCPD
Peshawar. It was organized by ARPD Inclusive School System in collaboration with WSSP Peshawar.
Various demonstrations and lectures were given by trainers on the importance of cleanliness. The whole
program was in a participative mode, school students were made to do a Mock session on existing
practices of cleaning the house, outside house, personal hygiene maintained, water hygiene and food
hygiene. They also demonstrated the techniques of purifying water at the household.

Awareness Workshop on Breast Cancer

HHCS/ARPD successfully conducted a Breast Cancer workshop on September 22, 2020, at HHCS Peshawar. The workshop highlighted the facts regarding breast cancer and the educational needs of breast cancer patients. Women from all walks of life participated in the workshop. The workshop was attended by MPA Ms. Rabia Basri, Ms. Asia Khan, and Ms. Nasreen Khattak.