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Start date: 22-10-2020

End date: 22-10-2020

Duration: 1.00 hours.

Event city: Medellin

Thursday, October 22 from 6pm to 7pm Colombian time

ZOOM virtual class.

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Event Code: 70076585

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Faculty: Physiotherapy

Johana Andrea Areiza Velásquez
Physiotherapy Faculty Assistant
4440555 ext 1420.

Vicente Agredo Silva
Extension Coordinator

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The modality of the event is Face-to-face

The Faculty of Physiotherapy of the CES University, will celebrate the III Cycle of Mobility and Sedestation

Physiotherapists, Occupational therapists, Biomedical engineers, Physicians specializing in physical medicine and rehabilitation (Physiatrists), Ortho-prosthetic technicians, Social workers, Rehabilitation professionals, Students, Officials of governmental entities of the disability and health units at the national level, Company executives health (EPS), IPS managers and directors, Wheelchair users and their families, People with related areas.

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Evaluate the impact of the provision of wheelchairs, in accordance with WHO recommendations, on the socioeconomic status, health, quality of life, and independence of people who use wheelchairs in El Salvador.

Topics to be discussed during the activity:

  • The Wheelchair User's Voice: A Longitudinal Study on the Impact of the WHO 8 Steps for Manual Wheelchair Provision

Yasmín García Méndez - Los Angeles, California, USA:
Technical Advisor UCP Wheels for Humanity

-Biomedical Engineer, from the Universidad Iberoamericana (UIA) with a Master's Degree in Rehabilitation Sciences and Technology from the University of Pittsburgh, and Professional in Assistive Technology certified by the North American Society for Rehabilitation Engineering (RESNA). She has worked in Mexico and the US as a Rehabilitation Engineer in the area of research, design, evaluation, production and appropriate provision of assistive technology in low- and middle-income countries. In Mexico, he worked at the CITeR (Center for Rehabilitation Engineering and Technology) of the UIA; as professor of Assistive Technology and Coordinator of the Department of Bioengineering of the Autonomous University of the State of Mexico (UAEM). In the US, he worked at the Human Engineering Research Laboratory (HERL) of the Department of Veterans Affairs and the University of Pittsburgh, and at the Children's Rehabilitation Institute of Teleton USA (CRITUSA) in San Antonio, Texas, coordinating the Assistive Technology Department. He has experience co-training rehabilitation professionals in the World Health Organization Wheelchair Services Package in Mexico and Honduras.

-He currently works as a Technical Advisor for United Cerebal Palsy Wheels for Humanity, a non-profit foundation in Los Angeles, California, USA coordinating the “Wheelchair User's Voice” project, a research funded by Google.org in El Salvador, and advising on other projects implemented by UCPW and funded by USAID

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