Our Resources

CBM Resources

Below are a range of resources we have developed that showcase our approaches, learning and impact of our work. We encourage you to download the resources, and if you have any feedback or questions please don’t hesitate to contact us.

  • CBM's work in Indonesia: approaches and acheivements

    An overview of how CBM works in Indonesia- in supporting eye health, mental health, community based inclusive development and disability inclusive humanitarian responses.

    CBM reviews,

  • Community Mental Health Good Practice Guide: Peer Support

    Practical examples of how different types of peer support programs can be delivered, drawing on CBM’s experiences around the world.

    Guidance for inclusion, CBM Global,

  • Community Mental Health Good Practice Guide: Mental Wellbeing and Stigma around Neglected Tropical Diseases

    Practical examples of how CBM is working with partners to mainstream mental health in Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) programs, to reduce stigma improve mental wellbeing.

    Guidance for inclusion, CBM reviews, CBM Global,

  • Community Mental Health Good Practice Guide: Mental Health System Strengthening

    Strengthening mental health systems is a focus of our work. Practical examples of how initiatives, such as the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) health system building blocks, can be used to strengthen mental health systems, drawing on CBM’s experience in West and Central Africa.

    Guidance for inclusion, CBM reviews, CBM Global,

  • Community Mental Health Good Practice Guide: Community Mental Health Forums

    Practical examples of how CBM is supporting Community Mental Health Forums, including good practice recommendations and lessons learned.

    Guidance for inclusion, CBM reviews, CBM Global,

  • Community Mental Health Good Practice Guide: Anti-Stigma and Awareness-Raising

    Practical examples of how anti-stigma, anti-discrimination and awareness raising work can improve the mental wellbeing of people with disabilities, drawing on CBM’s own experience.

    Guidance for inclusion, CBM reviews, CBM Global,

  • Gender barriers: what stops women or men participating

    These two cartoon posters outline some of the barriers that might stop women or men getting involved in development projects. For development practitioners.

    Guidance for inclusion,

  • Toolkit: Accessible Meetings

    Guidance on organising accessible and inclusive events and meetings in planning, delivery and follow-up stages.

    Guidance for inclusion,

  • CBM-Global's advisory work in Timor-Leste

    The catalytic impact of our advisory work in Timor-Leste: 12 case studies..

    CBM reviews,

  • Evidence Summary: Experiences of People with Disabilities During COVID-19 in Asia and the Pacific

    Global and national surveys have highlighted that people with disabilities have been disproportionally affected by COVID-19.


  • Inclusion Advisory Group: Impact Report 2020

    This report gives an overview of the work of CBM Global's Inclusion Advisory Group in 2020, particularly in response to COVID-19.

    Guidance for inclusion, Covid-19, CBM reviews,

  • Disability Mainstreaming: Impact through a catalytic approach

    “Disability Mainstreaming: Impact through a catalytic approach”, gives an overview of the work of our Australian team from 2014-19.

    CBM reviews,

  • Our Advisory work in PNG

    A snapshot of how CBM Global’s Inclusion Advisory Group has worked in Papua New Guinea, and how it has influenced for disability inclusion.

    CBM reviews,

  • Experiences of people with disabilities with COVID-19

    This overview was developed by CBM's Inclusion Advisory Group to guide the Australian Government and other aid donors on disability issues, as they responded to COVID-19 through aid programming.

    Guidance for inclusion, Covid-19,

  • Mental Health and Health Crises

    What ebola taught us about mental health during pandemics


  • Disability inclusion and COVID-19: Guidance for WASH delivery

    This guidance note provides some key principles, considerations and actions.

    WASH, Covid-19,

  • CBM Disability & Gender Toolkit

    How organisations can assess their context and their approaches.

    Guidance for inclusion, Gender,

  • Making sure we do no harm

    Learnings from our programs.

    CBM reviews,

  • Leave No One Behind

    CBM’s Leave No one Behind series makes a case for disability inclusion in international development.

    Policy papers,

  • Leave No One Behind

    A policy paper on inclusion of people with different disabilities.

    Policy papers,

  • Leave No One Behind

    A policy paper on gender, disability inclusion and women’s leadership.

    Policy papers,

  • Collecting and using data on disability to inform inclusive development.

    Practical guidance on data collection approaches.

    Guidance for inclusion,

  • CBM’s approach to disability inclusive disaster risk reduction:

    Full report, summaries and infographics on the Gaibandha Model for disability-inclusive disaster risk reduction.

    Humanitarian, Guidance for inclusion,

  • Disability, Gender and Unpaid Care Work

    Recognising, valuing and redistributing unpaid care work in CBM’s programs.

    Gender, CBM reviews, CBID,

  • What is CBID - an infographic


  • CBID’s top down and bottom up approach

    An infographic.


  • CBID in the Philippines

    NGOs and OPDs work in a context of decentralised government systems that have legal and budgetary support for disability.


  • CBID in Papua New Guinea

    A national NGO collaborates with national government departments to deliver a similar model across the country.


  • CBID in Cameroon

    A local NGO service provider is taking a community mobilisation approach with local government and organisations, in a resource poor setting with limited national government engagement.


  • CBID in India

    State-level NGOs support the development of local self-help groups and OPDs, that influences local government for inclusion.


  • CBID in Nicaragua

    A three-way collaboration of government, NGO and OPDs is bringing brought a CBID approach to scale in a low resource setting.


  • Influencing government

    How CBM and partners work with government.

    CBM reviews,

  • Self help groups and disability inclusion

    Guidance for project implementers.​

    Guidance for inclusion, CBID,

  • Design, Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning

    Learning from evaluations of our projects: 2015 to 2017.​

    CBM reviews,

  • Disability and Gender Equality

    Learning from evaluations of our projects: 2015 to 2017.

    Guidance for inclusion, Gender,

  • Inclusive Eye Health evaluations

    What we learned from evaluations of our eye health projects: 2015 to 2017​.​

    CBM reviews,

  • Disability Inclusive Education: considerations from a meta-evaluation

    What we learned from evaluations of our inclusive education projects: 2015-17.​

    Guidance for inclusion, CBM reviews,

  • Organisational Engagement on Disability Inclusion tool

    Is your NGO disability inclusive? A toolkit to help your organisation assess aspects of disability inclusion, and guidance on action planning.

    Guidance for inclusion,

  • Participation for All

    Approaches to ensure inclusion.

    Guidance for inclusion, CBM reviews,

  • Addressing Poverty through Disability Inclusive Development

    8 Case Studies on the inclusion of people with disabilities and their families in development initiatives.

    CBM reviews, CBID,

  • Strengthening Environmental Sustainability and Inclusion in Health Programs

    CBM reviews,