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  • 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,...
  • 23 October 2015
    Physiotherapist Peter Skelton has been deployed to Haiti, Nepal and the Philippines. Photo: Lorne Campbell/Guzelian This was the message from Peter Skelton, physiotherapist and rehabilitation project manager at Handicap International. He told delegates...
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  • 23 October 2015
    Rhys Hughes, co-chair of the WCPT Future group, works to unite student and early-career professionals across the world. Photo: Mark Pinder/Guzelian Mr Hughes said networking globally widened access to a range of clinical opinion, increasing physios’...
  • 13 October 2015
    Tickets for Saturday 28th have sold out. A few tickets remain for Friday 27th November which will take place at the CSP headquarters. For more information and to reserve, please see the Events web page related to the study day or click here
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  • 10 October 2015
    Today is 'World Mental Health Day' an annual event with this years theme of 'Dignity in Mental Health'.  There has been some progress in recent years regarding management and awareness of mental health issues, but there is still a long way to go,...
  • 3 October 2015
    This month we look largely at rehab in disaster and conflict. We would love to hear your discussion points on any of the articles.  Just drop us a comment on the research round up page. Remember to register as a member if you haven't already to...
  • 29 September 2015
    This years theme is creating 'Heart Healthy Environments'  to live, work and play. It highlights how simple changes to work, leisure and home settings such as smoke free environments, healthy eating options, stress reduction and exercise opportunity...
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