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How to use this Website?

This website is for medical and paramedical professionals working in the field of spinal cord injuries. It contains learning modules for the whole team as well as for doctors, nurses, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, assistive technologists, social workers, psychologists and peer counsellors. The modules are intended for medical and paramedical students and junior clinicians. Others who have yet not assimilated sufficient knowledge on comprehensive management.


Learn about SCI prevention

Data Collection
Global mapping tool
Prevention of SCI through prevention of road traffic crashes (RTCs)
Prevention of tetraplegia from diving into shallow water
SCI falls

This module explores the causes of spinal cord injuries throughout the world. It looks at the influence of transport, work and sport on the incidence of spinal cord injuries in different countries. It also outlines appropriate strategies for preventing spinal cord injuries.

This module will be of interest to anyone working in the field of spinal cord injuries but it is primarily intended for policy makers and government officials.

Subcommittees and Subcommittee Coordinators

Name Country
Douglas Brown Australia
Eric Weerts Belgium
Sub Committee Members
Joy Wee Canada
Ray Cripps Australia
Bonne Lee Australia
Hendon Murray USA
Gerardo Correa Chile
Şafak S. Karamehmetoğlu  
Julia Greve Brazil
Gelu Onose Romania
Priyantha Peiris Sri Lanka
Ngyuen Thi Thao Vietnam
Vindya Kumarapeli USA
Md.Shafiullah Bangladesh
Md.Shariful Islam Bangladesh