Category: Disability

World Spinal Cord Injury Day

The annual World Spinal Cord Injury Day takes place on the 5 September with the aim of increasing the public awareness of spinal cord injury. This year’s theme is COVID-19 and staying healthy with the help of telehealth. Scott Buxton explains more. Spinal cord injury is damage to the spinal cord – 90% of spinal…


ReLAB-HS supports the Africa Clubfoot Training

COVID-19 has presented us all with the challenge of finding new ways to do all sorts of things we previously did in person. Hayley Stewart reports back from the Africa Clubfoot Training (ACT), who are using new online approaches to train health care workers in a variety of settings. Around 150, 000 to 200,000 children…


ReLAB-HS response to WHA resolution on the highest attainable standard of health for persons with disabilities

ReLAB-HS welcomes the passing of the World Health Assembly resolution on the highest attainable standard of health for persons with disabilities. The adoption of the Resolution at the 74th World Health Assembly today marks an important milestone, both for the equitable treatment of persons with disabilities and for future access to health services with no…