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The International Society of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine: The way forward – II

Marta Imamura, Christoph Gutenbrunner, Gerold Stucki, Jianan Li, Jorge Lains , Walter Frontera, John Olver, Levent Özçakar, Joel DeLisa, Linamara Rizzo Battistella, John Melvin
Institute of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine, University of São Paulo School of Medicine, São Paulo, Brazil. E-mail:
DOI: 10.2340/16501977-1277


This paper reports on recent changes and future plans concerning the International Society of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine. Issues discussed are its structural organization, collaboration and recognition, liaison with the World Health Organization , work in strengthening science, and its future agenda.

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