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ISPRM Intl. Rehab. Week - December 3rd - ALL SESSIONS (1.5h)

About This Webinar

Visit our webpage for the full schedule: https://www.isprm.org/collaborate/isprm-international-rehab-week

Each day we will have various sessions on different topics. Below is the short agenda for the day:

  • Meet the ISPRM Groups
  • International Day of Persons with Disabilities
  • The WHO-ISPRM Collaboration
  • PRM in Mozambique
  • Lecture & Q&A - Amputees
  • Humanity & Inclusion (book collaboration)
Who can view: Everyone
Webinar Price: Free
Featured Presenters
Webinar hosting presenter
Head of Rehabilitation Department of British Hospital Buenos Aires
Chair of amputtee laboratory in Rehabilitation Institute
Professor in Buenos Aires University in PMR
Professor in San Martin University in Orthotics and Prosthetics carreer
International Consultant in prosthetics and amputtees
Webinar hosting presenter
Dr Alarcos Cieza oversees the World Health Organization’s work on vision, hearing, disability and rehabilitation in her position of Unit Head, Sensory Functions, Disability and Rehabilitation.
Prior to joining WHO in September 2014, she served as Chair and Professor of Medical Psychology at the Faculty of Social and Human Sciences at the University of Southampton in the United Kingdom. After obtaining her MSc in psychology in Madrid, Spain, she conducted a Master in Public Health and obtained a PhD in Medical Psychology from the Ludwig-Maximillians University in Munich, Germany.
She led the research unit for over ten years at the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and then at the Pettenkofer School of Public Health at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University, Munich, Germany.

Unit Head
Sensory functions, Disability and Rehabilitation
World Health Organization
Avenue Appia 20
1211 Geneva 27

Tel.: +41 22 791 1998
Mobile: + 41 79 6338776
Email: ciezaa@who.int
Website: www.who.int/disabilities/
Webinar hosting presenter
Carlotte Kiekens is a Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine (PRM) physician and director of the Spinal Unit at Montecatone Rehabilitation Institute in Italy since January 2020. Before, she was head of clinic in the department of PRM at the University Hospitals Leuven (UZ Leuven) in Belgium.
In 2016 she co-founded Cochrane Rehabilitation and is currently Co-Director.
She is the chair of the ISPRM-WHO Liaison Committee and is involved in the development of an International Classification of Service Organizations in Rehabilitation (ICSO-R).She is a Senior Fellow of the European Board of PRM. She was general secretary of ESPRM between 2015 and 2018 and is the chair of the Professional Practice Committee at the UEMS PRM Section. Since 2014 she is a member of the European Academy of Rehabilitation Medicine.
She published over 100 papers and 20 book chapters.

Dr.Carlotte Kiekens
Spinal Unit Director
Montecatone Rehabilitation Institute
Imola (Bologna), Italy
Webinar hosting presenter
Centro Medicina Reabilitacao Regiao Centro - Rovisco Pais, Portugal

Faculdade Medicina, Universidade Coimbra
Webinar hosting presenter
Rehabilitation Programme WHO/HQ
Consultant: Sensory functions, Disability and Rehabilitation

Dr De Groote has a specialty in Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine, and has been the head of the inpatient Rehabilitation Department for 10 years in AZ Rivierenland, Belgium. He has a postgraduate in ‘Development Cooperation’ and ‘Rehabilitation Management in the Global South’. He has been working as a consultant for the development of rehabilitation guidelines at the Ministery of Health in Vietnam, and for the International Federation for Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus. He is the founder of CBR International. He has been a member of the CBR task force at the International Disability and Development Consortium and the chair of the ISPRM ‘Capacity building in low resource countries’ Working Group for several years. He has experience in the strategic planning and monitoring of rehabilitation service implementation, and has been involved in numerous trainings for rehabilitation professionals around the globe.
Webinar hosting presenter
ISPRM DRC Interim Chair
Snr Project Manager, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine &
Australian Rehabilitation Research Centre, Royal Melbourne Hospital
Honorary Fellow, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, the University of Melbourne
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UK EMT Rehabilitation Project Manager
EMT = Emergency Medical Team
Webinar hosting presenter
Global Emergency Rehabilitation Specialist at HI UK
Webinar hosting presenter
Moderator/ MC
Specialized doctor in Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine, with seven years of clinical experience. Research project manager with 9 years of experience. Currently, secretary of the Liaison committee of the International Society of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine and the WHO.
Webinar hosting presenter
Moderator/ MC
PMR graduate
Hospital General Plaza de la Salud
WYF Country Ambassador
Webinar hosting presenter
PMR Resident from Bangladesh
She Works at PMR department, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU), Dhaka. She is passionate about PMR. Field of Musculoskeletal and Neurological Rehab are special attraction for her. She is the Country Ambassador of Bangladesh in ISPRM World youth Forum.
Webinar hosting presenter
PM&R Graduate
Bolivian Institute of Rehabilitation
ISPRM World Youth Forum Country Ambassador
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