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NRCD organizes international seminars on disabilities and rehabilitation every year.(You can see reports of past seminars)

Information of the latest International Seminar
Development and Challenges on Rehabilitation and Tasks in Countries of the Western Pacific Region: World Report on Disability

Date & time: February 18 (Sat.), 2017, 12:30~17:00
Venue:Tokyo International Forum
Organizer:National Rehabilitation Center for Persons with Disabilities
(WHO Collaborating Centre)
Language:Japanese and English(with simultaneous interpretation)

12:30 Opening Address
Yoshiko Tobimatsu, President,
National Rehabilitation Center for Persons with Disabilities

12:40~13:10 Keynote Speech
“Me Again : Rehabilitation in the Western Pacific Region”
Darryl Barrett
Technical Lead, Disability and Rehabilitation, WHO Regional Office for the Western Pacific

13:15~15:35 Presentations (each for 20min.)
1.“The Challenges of Walking Free from Disability”
Josephine R. Bundoc
Consultant, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of
Philippines, Philippine General Hospital (Philippines)

2.“When Self-management meet Rehabilitation in Hong Kong”
Peter King-kong Poon
Deputy Chief Executive Officer, The Hong Kong Society for Rehabilitation
(Hong Kong)

3.“Development of Rehabilitation Facilities in China and Effort of CRRC”
Limin Liao
Professor and Chairman of the Department of Urology, China
Rehabilitation Research Center (China)

4.“Disability and Rehabilitation in Korea, where we are and where we are going”
Boram Lee
Head of Division of Public rehabilitation and Health, Korea National
Rehabilitation Center (Korea)

5.“Home-visit Rehabilitation in Yokohama City: past 30 years and the next Decade”
Toru Takaoka
Deputy Director, Yokohama Rehabilitation Center (Japan)

6.“The Status of Persons with Disabilities and Rehabilitation in Japan Today”
Yoshiko Tobimatsu
President, National Rehabilitation Center for Persons with Disabilities

15:55~16:55 Discussion among presenters, Q&A

16:55  Closing Address
Setsu Ijima, Director, Rehabilitation Services Bureau,
National Rehabilitation Center for Persons with Disabilities