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2015 ASCoN Conference – the 5th and final P is for Practice

It’s said practice makes perfect, and with this in mind, the 2015 ASCoN Conference decided to make good use of Prof.Wyndaele (Belgium) and Dr Apichana Kovindha (Thailand) being in Kathmandu for the conference. Prof. Wyndaele and Dr Apichana Kovindha are … Continue reading

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2015 ASCoN Conference – the 4th P is for People

There were over 280 participants at this year’s ASCoN conference in Kathmandu, a number that is increasing year on year.  The turnout at the conference not only demonstrates the increase in numbers of SCI professionals across Asia, but it also … Continue reading

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2015 ASCoN Conference – the 3rd P is for Prevention

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Dhanybad from SIRC

After the April 28th and May 12th earthquakes, SIRC received (and continues to receive!) outstanding support from their many friends and colleagues around the world. Fiona Stephenson, the Volunteer Coordinator pulled together this wonderful slide as part of her presentation … Continue reading

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2015 ASCoN Conference: The 2nd P is for Policy

An important objective of the annual ASCoN Conference is to use the event as a platform to inform the design and establishment of national SCI policy and guidelines that can frame and support the establishment of comprehensive rehabilitation services for … Continue reading

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Valerie Taylor – an inspiration

One can’t really speak of the paralysed in Asia without mentioning Valerie.  She is known as the Mother Theresa of  the paralysed and rightly so. Valerie Taylor is a British born physiotherapist and philanthropist, living in  Dhaka, Bangladesh since the … Continue reading

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ASCoN 2015 – the first of the 5 Ps

5Ps you ask?  The theme for this year’s conference was “Quality of Life after Spinal Cord Injury” and there were five areas of focus: Policy Prevention People Practice And of course PARTY! I’ll start with the fifth P – Party. … Continue reading

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