UofT Researchers Help Establish New WHO Rehabilitation Guideline

Feb 7, 2017
Author: 
Jessica A. Boafo

University of Toronto affiliated researchers were highlighted as major contributors in a new World Health Organization (WHO) rehabilitation guideline that was presented at the Rehabilitation 2030: A Call for Action stakeholders meeting currently taking place in Geneva, Switzerland from 6-7 February 2017.

Entitled, Rehabilitation in Health Systems, the document provides recommendations for Member States and other relevant stakeholders to strengthen and expand the availability of quality rehabilitation services. 

UofT contributors include RSI’s very own Dr. Dorcas Beaton!

Click here to see the full list of UofT researchers involved and read the full document.

Also, check out "Rehab Works Wonders — Especially For the Wealthy" on the Faculty of Medicine website that touches upon what the release of these guidelines truly mean for the future of rehabilitation!

Related links:

Rehabilitation 2030: a call for action
Rehabilitation in health systems
Community-based rehabilitation guidelines
Rehabilitation: key for health in the 21st century
WHO rehabilitation

 

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