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NCD Voices in the Decade of Action - Realizing rehabilitation in healthcare for NCDs

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World Health Organization

16 Dec 2020

This webinar convened the GCM/NCD to examine the role of rehabilitation in the NCD care continuum, the challenges to be overcome to ensure people with NCDs can access the rehabilitation they need, and identify a way forward. Speakers included:

  • Dr Helena Davies and Dr Stephen Watiti both direct stakeholder trustees and lived experience advocates from the Worldwide Hospice Palliative Care Alliance.
  • Dr Bente Mikkelsen, Director for the Department of NCDs, WHO
  • Professor Theo Vos, Institute of Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington
  • Dr Alarcos Cieza, Unit Head, Sensory Functions, Disability and Rehabilitation, Department of NCDs, WHO
  • Ms Jessica Crofts-Lawrence, Head of Policy and Advocacy, International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness

 

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