13th ISPRM World Congress

The 13th World Congress of the International Society of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine has just taken place in Kobe (Japan), June 9-13.

Cochrane Rehabilitation’s Executive Committee actively participated in several events.

A workshop took place entitled “Apply Cochrane Evidence with Confidence” comprising the following lectures:

Second, a session was organized on “Services for evidence-based rehabilitation practice” comprising three lectures:

Furthermore, Stefano Negrini chaired a session on “Statistics and Epidemiology” in which he gave two oral presentations:

Finally, three posters were presented:

The Congress provided great opportunities for Cochrane Rehabilitation representatives to meet, plan, and collaborate on future activities.

On June 11, the Advisory Board had its 3rd annual meeting where different topics were discussed including the challenges to promote evidence in low and middle income countries and the involvement of the different stakeholders in Cochrane Rehabilitation, including the end-users. All the experts gave their suggestions and advice on how to further develop the activities of Cochrane Rehabilitation.