Profiles And Contributions To This Article

Determining the competences of community based workers for disability-inclusive development in rural areas of South Africa, Botswana and Malawi

Theresa  Lorenzo

Theresa Lorenzo

qualifications: PhD

contribution: original concept, designed the project, supervised data collection, input data, literature review, wrote the first draft, analysed data

position: Associate professor

South Africa

I am an associate professor in Disability Studies and Occupational Therapy with extensive experience in teaching and research related to community based rehabilitation as integral to primary health care. I have a keen interest in building capacity of service providers to facilitate inclusive development for disabled persons and their families for improved quality of life.


Ermien  van Pletzen

Ermien Van Pletzen

qualifications: PhD

contribution: supervised data collection, contributed to drafts, analysed data

position: Associate professor


Margaret  Booyens

Margaret Booyens

qualifications: DPhil

contribution: data analysis

position: Senior lecturer

South Africa

I'm a senior lecturer in the Dept. of Social Development at the University of Cape Town. My research interests include: social development; community development; youth development; social inclusion and the youth; youth run small businesses.


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