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Latest Publications from the National Academies

Posted on Tuesday 28th March 2017

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Tuesday 28th March 2017    


Australian Medical Research and Innovation Priorities

Posted on Friday 3rd March 2017

Check out the Australian Medical Research Priorities for 2016-2018

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Friday 3rd March 2017    


Rehabilitation in health systems

Posted on Thursday 2nd March 2017

Global trends in health and ageing require a major scaling up of rehabilitation services in countries around the world and in low- and middle-income countries in particular. Strengthening service delivery and ensuring it is adequately financed is fundamental to ensuring that rehabilitation is available and affordable for those who need it. This document provides evidence-based, expert-informed recommendations and good practice statements to support health systems and stakeholders in strengthening and extending high-quality rehabilitation services so that they can better respond to the needs of populations.

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Thursday 2nd March 2017    


Rehabilitation 2030: a call for action

Posted on Wednesday 1st March 2017

Rehabilitation 2030, a global gathering of many of the world's leading rehabilitation experts, concluded today with a call for action to address the significant and ever-increasing need for rehabilitation services around the world. Through the call for action, participants pledge to support governments to enhance rehabilitation services by incorporating rehabilitation into universal health coverage.

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Wednesday 1st March 2017    

World-leading centre for rehabilitation and disability research opens

Posted on Friday 24th February 2017

Launched today by the Minister for Health and Ambulance Services Cameron Dick, The Hopkins Centre – Research for Rehabilitation and Resilience brings together almost 150 senior clinicians and researchers from Metro South Health and Griffith University, to produce impactful research in disability and rehabilitation.

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20 year Celebration of Disability and Rehabilitation at Griffith

Posted on Tuesday 21st February 2017

Driving major reform policy over the past 20 years in areas such as the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) and the National Injury Insurance Scheme (NIIS), are some of the many highlights being celebrated at Griffith University next week. A broad range of Griffith disability research and rehabilitation academics, as well as disability organisations are set to attend an event on Monday 12 September at the university’s Logan campus to celebrate and reflect on their major achievements. ‘Compassion, Collaboration, Creativity’ is the theme of the event, which will feature a timeline of research at Griffith covering areas such as acquired brain injury, social work, disability housing, allied health and rehabilitation counselling.

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Tuesday 21st February 2017    

Think Tank coming May 2017

Think Tank coming May 2017

Posted on Tuesday 14th February 2017

Bring together key intellectuals, policymakers, practitioners, and experts to discuss relevant and critical issues facing the disability and rehabilitation field.

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Tuesday 14th February 2017    

Latest Funding Success

Latest Funding Success

Posted on Tuesday 14th February 2017

Cameron, C. (2017). Supporting people with spinal cord injury to self-manage health regimes and prevent secondary complications: Exploring the potential of smartphone apps. Hopkins Centre Seed Funding Grant. $40,000. Ehrlich, C. (2017). Understanding family workload and capacity following catastrophic injury. Hopkins Centre Seed Funding Grant. $40,000. Wadsworth, B. (2017). The feasibility of using mouthpiece ventilation post extubation for acute tetraplegia in the Intensive Care Unit. Hopkins Centre Seed Funding Grant. $40,000. Paynter, J., Trembath, D., & Keen, D. (2016). Correcting Misinformation and Increasing Understanding of the Evidence-Base of Autism Intervention Practices. Griffith University New Researcher Grant. $10,414.90. Kularatna, S., Scuffham, P., Byrnes, J., Chen, G. (2016). Development of online time trade off methods and survey. Griffith University New Researcher Grant. $18,000.

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Tuesday 14th February 2017    

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