[community] FW: July 12, noon-1pm: WHO Priorities in Rehabilitation and Disability

Foster, Julia jfoster at ocadu.ca
Fri Jul 8 16:09:22 UTC 2016

From: RSI Director
Sent: Monday, June 27, 2016 3:53 PM
Subject: YOU'RE INVITED: RSI/ICDR Talks "Implications for rehabilitation research, education and advocacy"
Importance: High

The Rehabilitation Sciences Institute (RSI)<http://www.rsi.utoronto.ca/> and the International Centre for Disability and Rehabilitation (ICDR)<http://icdr.utoronto.ca/> presents…

“World Health Organization Priorities for Disability and Rehabilitation:  Implications for rehabilitation research, education and advocacy”

The Rehabilitation Sciences Institute (RSI) at the University of Toronto has recently attracted interest on an international scale. In the past year alone, the RSI has been honoured by visits by many leaders in rehabilitation and continues to receive requests to visit by international scholars interested in collaboration.

In May 2016, RSI was also invited to take part in the World Health Organization Disability and Rehabilitation Partners meeting in Geneva, Switzerland.Drs. Colantonio and Nixon will report on top 10 insights from this meeting and will discuss implications for research, training and advocacy through RSI and more globally.This session is designed for anyone with interest in global rehabilitation and disability, including those within universities as well as those in civil society or community-based organizations. To attend, please see poster below for details:

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If you have any questions, please feel free to ask!


Jessica A. Boafo
Admin Assistant to RSI Director | Communications Coordinator
Rehabilitation Sciences Institute
University of Toronto
500 University Ave, Room 164
416-978-1675<tel:416-978-1675> | rsi.director at utoronto.ca<mailto:rsi.director at utoronto.ca> | www.rsi.utoronto.ca<http://www.rsi.utoronto.ca/>

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Julia Foster, BMSc, MSc OT, OT Reg. (Ont.)
Occupational Therapist
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