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New global network will tackle challenges around ageing society and rehabilitation

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An international forum has marked the start of an exciting global network which will look at research into healthy ageing and rehabilitation around the world. The first Shanghai International Geriatric-Rehabilitation Forum was led by experts from the University of Nottingham’s Division of Rehabilitation, Aging and Wellbeing, along with experts from the Huashan Hospital, at Fudan University in China.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the forum was held in the form of a global webcast, which attracted over 10,000 views online. It was hosted by the China National Geriatrics Clinical Medicine Research Centre (Huashan), the Professional Committee for Geriatric Rehabilitation of the Chinese Society of Rehabilitation Medicine, and the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Huashan Hospital Affiliated to Fudan University.

As the co-host and the executive chairman of the forum, Professor Pip Logan from the Division of Rehabilitation, Ageing and Wellbeing at University of Nottingham, led a delegation of experts from the UK to attend the conference.

The team also hosted a UK sub-forum to share their research on ageing and rehabilitation, with some of the very best international institutions on stroke rehabilitation research, such as Fudan University, the Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health (Australia), King’s College London, the Universities of Connecticut and Gothenburg and Johns Hopkins University Medical School.

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Posted on 18th September 2020