WHO Collaborating Centre in Health Workforce Development in Rehabilitation and Long Term Care

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Generating solutions to build health workforce capacity to ensure quality rehabilitation and long term care.

The Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Sydney is a designated collaborative centre of the World Health Organization (WHOCC).
The WHOCC contributes to

  • research and evidence related to technical, policy, governance, service delivery and leadership issues in rehabilitation and long term care service provision
  • research and evidence on the health rehabilitation workforce
  • Capacity building in allied health, rehabilitation and long term care curricula, educators and practitioners
  • capacity building and expertise in health, disability and functioning data sets for administrative, clinical and research purposes

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Banner image: The photo “Journeys of Life” by Reynaldo Mondez is an awarded photograph from the WHO photo contest “Images of Health and Disability 2002 and 2005” www.who.int/features/2005/disability/en/

Rehabilitation 2030: Call for Action

Geneva, 6-7 February 2017

The World Health Organisation (WHO) is making a Rehabilitation 2030: Call for Action to meet the growing need for rehabilitation services around the world and in low- and middle-income countries in particular. The Rehabilitation in Health Systems Guidelines, that were contributed to by our WHOCC, are being released at a meeting taking place 6-7 February in Geneva, Switzerland.

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