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Strategies for Worldwide Wheelchair Services in Less Resourced Areas

Program ID: ISSWS2021.03
Webinar Length of Time: 1 Hour


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Description

Wheelchair service delivery models have been implemented around the world in less resourced regions. Many describe in the literature how the needs of people with disabilities can be addressed with limited resources. This session engages global experts from the International Committee of the Red Cross to discuss perspectives on the worldwide need for wheelchairs and share strategies that have been successfully applied.


Learning Objectives


Presenters

Francois Friedel

Francois is a French physiotherapist and is currently the Physical Rehabilitation Program Operation Manager at the headquarters of the International Committee of the Red Cross.

Elia Bernabeu Mira

Francois is a French physiotherapist and is currently the Physical Rehabilitation Program Operation Manager at the headquarters of the International Committee of the Red Cross.

Freddy Alfonso Diaz

Francois is a French physiotherapist and is currently the Physical Rehabilitation Program Operation Manager at the headquarters of the International Committee of the Red Cross.

Recorded live May 14, 2021


CEU Registration

This webinar is presented as part of a Kickoff Series in preparation for the 35th annual International Seating Symposium in Pittsburgh, PA. Thus, CEU credits are offered for free. If you enjoyed this presentation, we encourage you to visit The ISS Website to learn more about the symposium.

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  3. Select this webinar and complete the attestation
  4. Complete your registration using the CEU code provided at the end of the session

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Updated | 05.14.2021