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Rehabilitation techniques for remote rural communities


, : Rehabilitation techniques for remote rural communities. World Health Forum 13(4): 303-306

A programme is described in which indigenous personnel are trained to provide culturally appropriate rehabilitation services for islanders in remote rural communities of the Pacific Basin. Developed by the John A. Burns School of Medicine at the University of Hawaii, the training programme for rehabilitation techniques is designed to serve a population of some 190 000, scattered across more than 100 islands.

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