Centre for the Rehabilitation of the Paralysed (CRP) organized the Annual Sponsored Walk on Friday, 07 February 2014 at 7.30 a.m. at President Justice Shahabuddin Ahmed Park (former Gulshan Ladies Park) to increase awareness among the general public about disability issues as well as to raise funds for patients’ rehabilitation. The slogan for this year is, ‘Break Barriers, Open Doors: for an inclusive society and development for all’Read More...
The Centre for the Rehabilitation of the Paralysed (CRP) celebrates the 70th birthday of Dr. Valerie Ann Taylor, founder & coordinator of CRP on Saturday, 08 February 2014. The persons with disabilities, staff members, volunteers and visitors honour the great personality on that occasion to her heartfelt support and dedication to serve the people with disabilities of Bangladesh.More...
CRP is very happy to announce and welcomes the short, day long visit of Mr. Michael Woodley and his wife Sally on 1st April 2013 on their way back to UK. During their stay they visited CRP’s at Savar, Mirpur and Gonokbari. They were accompanied by Founder & Coordinator of CRP Dr. Valerie Ann Taylor. Michael is the treasurer of “Valerie Taylor Trust” for number of years. Previously they lived in Bangladesh and were working as consultant in the leather industry of Bangladesh.
Valerie Ann Taylor, founder and coordinator of Centre for Rehabilitation of the Paralysed (CRP), has won the Rotary International award, says a press release.She will receive a custom-designed trophy and $ 100,000 as prize money. The money, donated by award sponsor Richard Elman, is meant for taking her humanitarian cause and service projects even further.In the citation, the award committee said, “Her work restoring the lives of the paralysed here in Bangladesh is truly unparalleled. She has great compassion for the neglected members of Bangladesh’s society.”A British-born physiotherapist and humanitarian, Valerie established the CRP in 1979, where around 15,000 outpatients are given medical care every year. CRP also works to reduce accidents and provides schooling and vocational training for patients, read the press release.
This year’s award was announced by The One project, a scheme conceptualised and founded by Rotarian David Harilela. It is the first international humanitarian award launched by Rotary International District 3450 in Hong Kong, Macau and Mongolia.
Bangladeshi Rotarian Khondakar Shahidul Hasan, former president of Rotary Club Uttara, was the nominator for Valerie.
“I am so happy that her relentless work has been recognised by a prestigious platform of the Rotarians,” said Hasan in the press release.
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With great regret we have to announce that CRP’s great friend James Holt has died on 9th April 2013. James Holt and Patience had been a very long standing supporter and friend of CRP for years. We at CRP will remain ever thankful for their friendship and support. Founder & Coordinator of CRP Dr. Valerie Ann Taylor has expressed her extreme sadness at this great loss.
We extend our heartiest condolences to his wife, Patience and all the relatives he left behind. May his departed soul rest in immense peace.
Mr. Stephen Muldoon visited CRP in April, 2013 to carry out consultation of CRP’s Strategic Planning Process. He is involved with the processing of the Strategic Plan of CRP from the very beginning. In his previous visit to CRP-Savar, he conducted meetings with respective Department Heads/In-charges for the processing of the Strategic Plan.
40th Founding Anniversary & Reunion 2013 of Jahangir Nagar University Journalists Association (JUJA) was held at Jahangir Nagar University campus on 19th April 2013. The event consisted of rallies, game shows and various amusements. A seminar was held in the afternoon where journalists from all over the country took part. At the evening 10 very special persons were awarded with “JUJA Honour” for their significant contributions to the various spheres of the society.Read More...
CRP extended their full support for the victims of Savar high rise building disaster. More than 300 people have died and more than 600 others been injured in this tragedy. "Rana Plaza", the eight-storey building collapsed on 24th April 2013 morning.
A well equipped CRP medical team went to the spot to help the injured victims and provide with all possible support. Meanwhile, back at CRP, huge number of CRP staffs, employees donated and collected bloods which are very crucial for this kind of tragic accidents.Read More...
Following the catastrophe due to collapsing of the eight storied building "Rana Plaza" in Savar, the CRP management was the pioneer in handling the situation during initial impact of the disaster. Being nearer to the spot CRP management could take prompt action when others couldn't. Immediately after the incident CRP management provided medical teams on the spot, blood bags, ambulances etc.
Citibank made a donation for Savar Rana Plaza tragedy victims at CRP as their ongoing initiatives to serve the community. The Managing Director and Citi Country Officer in Bangladesh Mr. Rashed Maqsood handed over the cheques to Founder & Coordinator of CRP Dr. Valerie Ann Taylor and Executive Director of CRP Mr. Shafiq-Ul Islam on 15 May 2013 at 1100 AM at CRP meeting room.
An extraordinary Mime and Magic show by a great talent Chris Yerlig amused and entertained all at CRP for quite some time. Patients, staff, students and particularly the “Rana Plaza” victims admitted at CRP couldn’t resist their claps of applause repeatedly as the skilled talent performed his themes one after another. Chris Yerlig has his own company called “Goodwill and Smiles worldwide” which tours and performs all over the world.
His Excellency Luis Tejada Chacon, Ambassador to Spain with his wife; the Head of the International Club, Antonella; along with two Spanish entrepreneurs visited CRP at 1130 am on 28 May 2013. They met Dr. Valerie Ann Taylor, Founder & Coordinator of CRP and discussed various issues related to CRP and Rana Plaza victims. The purpose of their visit was to hand over the gift from the Spanish community for the Rana Plaza patients.
CRP Rana Plaza Appeal for Individual patients for Financial Support ends
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Result of BSc Admission test of P & O at Mobility India is published.
Viva will be held on 3rd June 2013 at 10.00am at CRP-Savar.
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Centre for the Rehabilitation of the Paralysed (CRP), organised a workshop on “Appropriate Paper-Based Technology” from 6th of April to 11th of April 2013. Eight participants joined the workshop. Janet Ivin & John Carter from England, conducted the training program, assisted by Anowara Khanom (APT technician,CRP).
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A two-day long workshop on development of a operational manual for Spinal Cord Injuries Development Association of Bangladesh (SCIDAB) held on 12-13th April, 2013 at CRP Conference Room. Dr. Valerie A. Taylor, Founder and Coordinator, CRP was present as Chief Guest on the opening session and she guided SCI people to give their opinion to develop an operation manual of SCIDAB.
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Physiotherapists of CRP celebrated their annual get together on 20th April, 2013. It was a great event for everyone, though was organized mainly for the fresher physiotherapists of BHPI. The programme was encouraging and entertaining for the physiotherapy fresher students.
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Bangladesh Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics (BSPO) organized its 1st National inaugural conference on 25th and 26th April 2013 at CRP, Mirpur, Dhaka-Bangladesh. The main subject of discussion was, “Development of ongoing professional skills”. Participants from...
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Mohoram is a young man of 27 years old. He is a wheelchair user and an employee of CRP since 2002. He was born at Natore, a town in the northern part of Bangladesh around 1986. He was affected by polio at only 18 months of age. He uses a manual wheelchair to move around and perform his daily works.
When first realized about his disease, his parents took him to local healers of village known as “KABIRAJ” for traditional treatment, but without any positive result.Read More...
CRP has a strong commitment to training and believes that training plays a vital role if health care services in Bangladesh are to be strengthened and developed. At present, only a few health professionals in Bangladesh are trained adequately to provide appropriate treatment and rehabilitation.
In response to the lack of training facilities for health care professionals, BHPI was established in 1992 with the goal of producing highly skilled staff to work in health care provision and rehabilitation countrywide.