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  • 12 May 2015
      Every 8 hours in the UK somebody is told they will never walk again after sustaining a Spinal Cord Injury (SCI). It is condition that is prevalant around the whole world with the recent devastating earthquake in Nepal affecting thousands, many of...
  • 6 May 2015
    Highlights include qualititative studies looking at the influence of cultural beliefs on use of rehab services in rural South Africa, and barriers to early diagnosis, intervention and social integration of children with developmental disabilities in...
  • 1 May 2015
    A Handicap International physiotherapist assesses patients at the Teaching Hospital in Kathmandu © Handicap International Pete Skelton, a rehabilitation specialist for Handicap International, is part of a UK emergency medical team of 30 specialists who...
  • 18 April 2015
    We have put together a some information on courses which may be of interest to you as a health professional working, or looking to work, in the humanitarian context. Click on the link below to take you straight there.
  • 17 April 2015
    ADAPT members carry out fantastic work around the world. To share their stories and achievements we have set up ADAPT StoryBoards, a chance for an International Health and Development experience to be shared in a simple story board format...
  • 24 March 2015
    This Wednesday 24th March is World TB Day. The day falls on the anniversary of the discovery the cause of tuberculosis by Dr Robert Koch in 1882. World TB day aims to raise public awareness of the condition that causes the death of nearly 1.5 million...
  • 24 March 2015
    The ADAPT award is designed to support individuals to go beyond their normal work or study in support of the organisations aim: “To support members and facilitate information exchange in order to contribute to the development of effective...
  • 16 March 2015
    1. An examination of the violence practiced against disabled Brazilians in relation to sustainable development by Lyusyena Kirakosyan (2014) This study asks what forms of violence do disabled Brazilians experience and how can public policy be...
  • 12 March 2015
    This Thursday 12th March 2015 is the 10th Annual World Kidney Day with the theme of 'Kidney Health For All'. The Day aims to improve awareness of Kidney Disease in over 150 countries, in hope that early diagnosis and treatment can reduce the risk of...
  • 1 February 2015
    Massive congratulations to Di Hiscock (National rep on ADAPT Committee) and Archie Hinchcliff (founder of CP Africa) who have both won awards that we nominated them for at the World Physical Therapy Congress Awards! They will be presented with their...
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