We are now entering the third week of the PREP course and the enthusiasm and engagement have been great! We are looking forward to lots of good discussions in the weeks to come. During the project period, we have been discussing how to continue the development of PREP to also meet other health care professionals.
To manage to meet the health care need for everyone we need to join forces and work together. PREP is a small project, but its impact increases by the great network that is evolving and by everyone who share their enthusiams and goals for a better world. Today, a new organisations joined the network and
We are honoured and happy to announce that The Center for Victims of Torture, CVT, are now associate partners in PREP. International Committee of Red Cross (Lebanon) are collaborators. We are honoured and very grateful for the experience and input both these organisations are providing for the PREP course. CVT works for new ways to
We experience that both organisations and privat persons are interested in contributing to our work and this is of great importance for us to make a varied and nuanced course. Humanity and Inclusion are very competent on providing support for people in emergencies and for understanding disability and rehabilitation around the world and Red Cross
Our scoping review on core competencies for physiotherapists working with refugees is now published in Physiotherapy. This made the basis for the work with interviews and consensusprocess, and later the curriculum we have made for the course. If you can not access the paper, get in touch with us.
We are happy to announce that we have a new associate partner in our project team; University of Antwerp leaded by Dirk Vissers. Some months ago, Environmental Physiotherapy Assosiation and OTEurope also joined PREP as associate partners. These collaborations are central for providing input, discussions and interprofesionality to the project and to increase the impact
We are happy to introduce you to our collaborators, and welcome projects, interest group or individuals who are interested in equity in health care and health care education. With this group of collaborators we hope to promote discussions, create awarenes and share knowledge, experiences and material. T.C nurse is an erasmus+ strategic partnership project working
The Physiotherapy and Refugees Education Project (PREP), an Erasmus+ funded project, addresses the mismatch between the competencies of physiotherapists (PTs) and the complex rehabilitation needs of a growing population of refugees and migrants in Europe. PREP is a collaboration between seven educational and health institutions in six countries. This report focuses on the first phase
We have a common responsibility to fight injustice and work for equal rights to health and education. In this editorial we discuss our role as health professionals in creating a sustainable society. Read our newest paper here
We recently organised an online expert panel with the aim of reaching consensus on a set of competences that physiotherapists should have to provide optimal services to refugees. The PREP team used the nominal group technique to reach consensus among seven physiotherapists with experience and expertise in working with refugees and people with complex traumatic