CRP's new children's walking frame is now being used to improve the independence of Bangladesh's younger population. The design allows for maximum functional mobility in the home environment. Its light weight steel frame is robust, while the wheels allow easy movement over different terrain. The adjustable height feature will enable the frame to continue to be of


A Sister Library ceremony was held on April 14, 2014 at the BHPI-CRP Library. The BHPI-CRP Library and the Bracken Health Sciences Library, Queen’s University, Canada are now designated as “Sister Libraries.”

The Sister Library program is under the auspices of the U.S. Medical Library Association’s International Cooperation Section and Librarians without Borders.


Centre for the rehabilitation of the Paralysed (CRP) and Marks & Spencer (Marks & Start, the flagship CSR program) jointly organized the program on ‘Marks & Start Cultural Exchange-2014’ on Thursday, 10 April, 2014, at 10:00 am at CRP-Head Quarters at Chapain, Savar, Dhaka- 1343.Under this program the physically challenged people are


British State Minister for International Development, Rt. Hon Alan Duncan MP visited Center for the Rehabilitation of the Paralysed (CRP) on 2 April 2014.Close to the first anniversary of the tragic collapse of Rana Plaza building, the UK Minister revisited the victims at CRP who he met in June last year. During the visit he observed the


Centre for the Rehabilitation of the Paralysed (CRP) organized the 2nd Annual Sponsored Walk at Rabindra Sarobor in Dhanmondi, Dhaka on Friday, 14 March 2014 at 7.30 a.m. To increase awareness about disability issues as well as to raise funds for patients’ rehabilitation, CRP had a keen interest to unite the general people with its activities.


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



Upcoming Events


ASCoN Conference 2014

13th ASCON Conference


November 27-29, 2014

Co-hosted by

Centre for the Rehabilitation of the Paralysed (CRP)


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Profile of the week

Joyeeta Onnyeshone Bangladesh (searching for the successful women in Bangladesh) – an initiative of the Ministry of Women and Children affairs, Government of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh, attempts to acknowledge women by giving them a platform to focus their feats in fighting adversities and contributing to society. The program is aimed at awarding five women from seven divisions in five categories. The five categories are: successful mothers, education and service, overcoming repression, role in social development and becoming economically self-reliant. Aklima Khatun, a former patient of CRP and a member of Spinal Cord Injury’s Development Association


What We Do


The holistic nature of CRP's work is reflected in the fact that its work covers several areas of development including human rights, poverty alleviation, health care provision and education.

CRP's headquarters is in Savar with an additional three functioning sub-centres throughout Bangladesh.



The Centre for the Rehabilitation of the Paralyzed, commonly known as CRP, was founded in 1979 by a small group of Bangladeshis and a British physiotherapist, Valerie Taylor. Miss Taylor came to the Bangladesh (then known as East Pakistan)


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.