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  • 6 July 2016
    What are the different barriers to healthcare for people with disabilities? Eric Badu explores this in Kumasi, Ghana. Find this article and more on this months' research round-up.  We would love to hear your discussion points on any of the...
  • 6 July 2016
    ADAPT are delighted to announce the launch of 2016’s ADAPT Project Grant (previously known as the ADAPT Award). The ADAPT Project Grant is designed to support individuals to go beyond their normal work or study in support of the organisations aim:...
  • 1 June 2016
    Addressing the needs of people with disability in Nepal: The urgent need by Yuba Paudel et al (2016). This article considers and reviews the needs of people with disability in Nepal following last years Earthquake, it considers strengthening the...
  • 29 May 2016
    How are volunteer placements really perceived by communities?  This is one of the areas explored this month.   We would love to hear your discussion points on any of the articles.  Just drop us a comment on the research round up...
  • 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
    Whether you are a new member, or a member wanting to renew in 2016, the process is easy. Just click on the membership link at the top left of this page and follow the instructions. For more details on ADAPT membership, click on the link below.
  • 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...
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