Tag Archives: Livability International

SIRC is 15 years old

It all started in April 2002, when Kanak Mani Dixit with his wife Shanta, gathered a group of forward-thinking friends to create a fledging SIRC – a centre that would provide holistic rehabilitation to those affected by spinal cord in … Continue reading

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Fellowship Award for Fiona!

Livability International could not have said it better! “CONGRATULATIONS Fi Stephenson on receiving your Fellowship Award tonight from the Royal College of Nursing (RCN). The RCN Fellowships are awarded to nurses who have made an outstanding contribution to the advancement … Continue reading

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Who is Livability International anyway?

Over the past few years, I have talked a lot about Livability International’s Stephen & Maggie Muldoon, and their work over the past 20 years in South East Asia, building capacity at the many organizations they have partnered closely with. … Continue reading

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Teamwork is where it is at

SIRC goes from strength to strength, recognizing the need to build on the unique culture that has been an integral part of SIRC’s success since it first opened it’s doors in 2002.  You really got to hand it to them, … 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 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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