Handicap International, the International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics, the World Confederation for Physical Therapy, the World Federation of Occupational Therapy are releasing today 7 factsheets on the added value of rehabilitation.
Following the celebration of the first ever World Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) Day, Eric Weerts, Technical Referent on Emergency and Rehabilitation at Handicap International, has accepted to answer a few questions.
More than 250,000 people around the world suffer from spinal cord injuries, mainly as a result of road accidents, falls or acts of violence. These injuries often cause disabilities.
Join Handicap International’s Antony Duttine (@antduttine) and Davide Olchini as they blog from the World Health Assembly, taking place in Geneva this week May 23-27.