Tag: Nossal Institute

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

Nossal Institute for Global Health, University of Melbourne

Our vision is for a better future for all through stronger health systems. Our mission is to strengthen the quality, affordability and inclusiveness of health systems in the Asia Pacific region through practical research, learning and cooperation. ReLAB-HS provides new opportunities to deliver on that mission and tackle challenges in rehabilitation and assistive technology (AT)… 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