Tag Archives: CRP Bangladesh

World SCI Day today

Congratulations to ISCoS for arranging the first ever World SCI Day today, September 5th, a day where “awareness would facilitate an inclusive life for persons with disability and ensure greater chances of success of prevention programs.” SCI Day is being celebrated … Continue reading

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Importance of community

This article is taken from Livability International‘s blog, featuring the great work of Stephen and Maggie Muldoon in Nepal at the Spinal Injury Rehabilitation Centre (SIRC) and in Bangladesh at the Centre for the Rehabilitation of the Paralysed (CRP). When … 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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Launch of “Psychological Guidelines in Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation”

At the recent ASCoN Conference in Kathmandu, Dr Stan Ducharme took the opportunity to launch a clinical practice guideline with the title of “Psychological Guidelines in Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation”.  The following documents his thoughts on this very important launch. … 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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14th Annual ASCoN Conference, Kathmandu

Forgive me for my tardy report on the 14th Annual ASCoN Conference, held here in Kathmandu December 3rd to 5th, 2015.  Between sporadic internet connections, it was a week of much to do and a grant application deadline in the … Continue reading

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Kudos to Livability

I am very pleased to congratulate Stephen & Maggie Muldoon of Livability International, for their nomination of the Conrad N. Hilton Humanitarian Prize.  Wow! At $2 million, the Conrad N. Hilton Humanitarian Prize is the world’s largest humanitarian award and … Continue reading

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