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  • 7 July 2015
    Laura Brown (left) said another first was a pilot to cast moulded wheelchairs for children 2015 Adapt Award Applications close on 31 July for a £1,000 bursary to raise awareness of the great physio work being done internationally and how the...
  • 1 June 2015
    Articles reviewed includes developing local resources in Community Based Rehabilitation Program, and Equality and Inclusion in Disater Risk Reduction. We would love to hear your discussion points on any of the articles.  Just drop us a comment on...
  • 1 June 2015
    Starting 1st June  2015, Physiopedia will be running a FREE 6 week course on Lower Limb Amputee Rehabilitation. Click the website link below for more information.
  • 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...
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