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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

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CRP-Savar staged a mass rally and day-long seminar today as part of celebrations to raise awareness for the 19th annual World Physiotherapy Day – 8 September 2014.

Mr. Shafiq-ul Islam, Executive Director, CRP, cut the ribbon to kick off the rally which saw upwards of 500 enthusiastic physiotherapists march along the Dhaka – Aricha highway to raise awareness about the crucial contribution the profession makes to keeping people well, mobile and independent.

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A prosthetic Limb Camp was jointly organised on 30th August 2014, at CRP- Mirpur, by the Rotary Club of Dhaka and Centre for the Rehabilitation of the Paralysed (CRP). The key objective of the daylong camp was screening & fixing artificial hands to the poor patients. Patients, who had four inch hand up to their elbow, received an artificial hand free of cost. Dr. Valerie Ann Taylor,

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A Rally and Roadshow was arranged on the 27th August 2014, near the Dhaka -Aricha road, by the association of SCIDAB (Spinal Cord Injuries’ Development Association Bangladesh) and SUDPDC (Savar Upazila Protibandhi Unnayan Parishad).  In the rally, 100 physically disabled wheelchair users came together complaining to the local government

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The Physiotherapy Department of Center for the Rehabilitaion of the Paralized (CRP)-Mirpur arranged a workshop on Physiotherapy in Gynecology & Women’s Health on 19 August 2014, at CRP Mirpur Conference room. The Additional Director General of Health Services was the chief guest at the workshop. Founder & Coordinator of CRP, Dr.

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Classical Music Academy (CMA) in collaboration with Musical Youth for Traditional Herald (MYTH) arranged a cultural function at Bissho Shahitto Kendro “Doll Dance of Raham Ali”. Students of William and Marie Taylor School (WMTS) and girls from Vocational Training Institute (VTI) of CRP attended the cultural evening. Participants of CRP performed three patriotic songs

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Centre for the Rehabilitation of the Paralysed (CRP), organised two workshops on “Appropriate Paper-Based Technology”

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ASCoN Conference 2014

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Profile of the week

Mohammed, a fifteen year old boy from Nigeria has been incapable of walking since birth. Over the years, his father, Mr. Zafar, a civil engineer has taken Mohammed to a number of local physical and occupational therapists for treatment but ultimately learned that his son would require an asistive device to walk. Not sure of the Orthotic Hospitals available in Nigeria, Mr. Zafar sought assistance internationally. A Bangladeshi friend had told him of the incredible facilities at CRP and immediately Mr. Zafar resigned himself to take his son to the renowned center.

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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.

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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)

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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.

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