Browsing All posts tagged under »Physical Rehabilitaion Program«

ICRC Annual Report 2014

May 14, 2015

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The newly released 2014 Annual report of the ICRC is an account of field activities of the organization conducted worldwide. Activities are part of the organization’s mandate to protect the lives and dignity of victims of war, and to promote respect for international humanitarian law. It includes detailed country reports. In 2014, the ICRC was […]

Equal Basis 2014: Access and Rights in 33 Countries

December 3, 2014

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The Monitor initiative launches a new report, Equal Basis 2014: Access and Rights in 33 Countries, on 3 December 2014. This overview provides up-to-date information on efforts to fulfill responsibilities in promoting the rights of persons with disabilities—including the survivors of landmines, cluster munitions, and other explosive remnants of war—as well as in providing assistance […]

Advancing Victim Assistance in Africa

March 10, 2014

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Advancing the implementation of victim assistance obligations in Africa The ICRC-AU Workshop to Advance the Implementation of Victim Assistance Obligations Arising from Various Weapons Treaties was held at the African Union HQ in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, from 4 to 6 March. The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) together with the African Union Commission […]

ICRC Physical Rehabilitation Programme 2012

September 10, 2013

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The Physical Rehabilitation Programme Report for 2012 was released by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in September 2013.  This ICRC annual report describes the worldwide activities of the ICRC Physical Rehabilitation Programme in 2012, working to help people with disabilities affected by conflict. In 2012 the ICRC Physical Rehabilitation Programme assisted 96 projects […]

International Guidelines on Rehabilitation—WHO

December 18, 2012

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World Health Organization (WHO) begins work on first-ever International Guidelines on Rehabilitation The Guidelines on health-related rehabilitation will provide evidence-informed recommendations and guidance to governments and other relevant actors on how to develop, expand and improve the quality of rehabilitation services, particularly in less resourced settings, in line with the recommendations from the World report […]

ICRC Physical Rehabilitation Programme: Annual Report 2011

June 19, 2012

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In 2011 the ICRC Physical Rehabilitation Programme (PRP) assisted more than 222,000 people through various services at assisted centers in 27 countries. An average of 10% more people received services in ICRC-assisted centers in 2011 than in the previous year. Services included the production of 19,740 prostheses. Overall, 22% of all assisted amputees were mine […]