Category: Nossal Institute
Can Digital Technology Improve Rehabilitation Management?
By Manjula Marella, Felix Kiefel-Johnson and Christopher Waterworth, Nossal Institute for Global Health, for ReLAB-HS As digital technology becomes more affordable and digital literacy increases, what are the opportunities to incorporate digital tools into healthcare delivery, especially as it relates to rehabilitation and assistive technology? Effective rehabilitation requires identification of an individual’s functioning needs and… Read more
Improving rehabilitation practice: Do we just need more training?
The world’s population older than 60 is set to double in the next 30 years. Many of these people will be living with chronic diseases that require support. The World Bank estimates 15% of the world’s population live with disability, and a fifth of those with severe disability, with the number requiring assistive and rehabilitation assistance… Read more
Quality sounds like hard work
Members of the ReLAB-HS consortium look at how quality management approaches can strengthen rehabilitation services in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) without over-burdening health care workers. This blog was written by Wesley Pryor, Fleur Smith, Inès Musabyemariya, Yeti Raj Niraula and Chiara Retis. As the global community works towards delivering on their commitments to action… Read more