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MCNV promotes communication on rehabilitation

On May 21st, 22nd, and 23rd, 2024, as part of the Inclusion 1 Project, MCNV in coordination with the Departments of Health of Quang Nam, Thua Thien – Hue, and Quang Tri provinces organized a series of workshop on Rehabilitation (rehab) for better quality of life.

Delegates at the workshop held in Quang Tri, May 23th, 2024.

The series of workshop was organized to motivate and attract the attention of management and leadership of local health department and medical facilities to the importance of investing in increasing manpower; expanding coverage and improving the quality of rehab services of their units in order to contribute to the development of the local rehab system.
Through presentations, the workshops provided participants with knowledge about several rehab fields, including Physical Medicine, Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, and Speech Therapy, in terms of their development history, concepts, clients, scope of application, role in multidisciplinary team rehab, human resources development in Vietnam.

MCNV Country Director, Mr.Pham Dung, MD, MPH, provides an overview of rehab.

These contents were presented by lecturers and experts in the field of rehab across Vietnam, such as Hue University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Hai Duong Medical Technical University, An Binh Hospital, and MCNV.
In particular, the discussion session helped to clarify various misconception and misunderstanding of rehab, thereby helping participants to have a thorough and accurate understanding of the nature of rehab, the its specialized fields and the need to provide multidisciplinary team rehab services.
Based on these issues, delegates were engaged in discussion about local rehab development policies and identify the advantages, challenges , and actions needed to further develop local rehab system and services.
Inclusion 1 Project funded by the United States Agency for International Development, owned by the National Action Center for Toxic Chemicals and Environmental Treatment (NACCET), managed by the Center for Creative Initiatives in Health and Population. The Medical Committee Netherlands – Vietnam (MCNV) is one of the implementing partners.
More photos from the workshop:

Dr.Ha Chan Nhan, MD, Head of the Rehabilitation Department, Hue University of Medicine and Pharmacy, speaks about Physical Medicine.

Dr.Le Khanh Dien, Head of the Rehabilitation Faculty, An Binh hospital, speaks about the role and clients of Speech and Language Therapy.

Ms.Le Thi Kim Phuong, Master of PT, Lecturer – Hai Duong Medical Technical University, speaks about the role and clients of PT

Mr. Nguyen Khac Tuan, MOT, Lecturer, Hai Duong Medical Technical University, speaks about the role and clients of OT.

Panel Discussion