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  • 7 April 2016
    Physios responding to humanitarian disasters should register with international medical teams or NGOs The Role of Physical Therapists in Disaster Management, published by the World Confederation for Physical Therapy, calls for the creation of a global...
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  • 26 February 2016
    Berkshire physio Ben Palmer at work at the Lighthouse camp, a beach-side station in Lesbos Ben Palmer, a physio for Berkshire Healthcare Foundation Trust, has lodged the paperwork needed to establish Rehab Relief Worldwide with the Charity Commission,...
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  • 25 January 2016
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  • 12 January 2016
    Michael Sharkey will spend nine days in East Africa next month Michael Sharkey, a community learning disability physiotherapist from Middlesex, will be travelling to East Africa for nine days on 17 February. He raised funds for the trip through a...
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  • 11 January 2016
    KSLP physiotherapist Catriona Shepherd treating a patient at Connaught Hospital in Freetown, Sierra Leone The King’s Sierra Leone Partnership (KSLP) has secured funding for a volunteer physiotherapist to support therapy services in the West African...
  • 12 December 2015
    Universal Health Coverage, which aims to achieve access to quality health services for all, without causing financial hardship.  It is being spearheaded by teh WHO and World Bank. Although rehabilitation is defined as an essential service under UHC...
  • 8 December 2015
    The research this month includes studies in Malawi, Pakistan, Azerbaijan and the Phillipines.  Topics include models of disability, CBR, and hearing the mothers' perspective of caring for their children with disabilities.  One study also takes...
  • 27 November 2015
    This years event works in raising awareness of the participation issues the estimated 1billion people living with disabilities face in society. With a growing population of people living in cities worldwide the day highlights 'The New Urban Agenda'...
  • 7 November 2015
    This year we'll be exploring the highs and lows of short terms physiotherapy trips – from student elective placements, to emergency response deployments and long term capacity building programmes. For more information and to reserve, please see the...
  • 4 November 2015
    Patients waiting outside Kamuzu Central Hospital, Malawi UK charity Medic to Medic was set up in 2007 to support the education of health workers in Malawi. It provides scholarships for students to graduate in the country as doctors, physiotherapists,...
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