Fiji follow up

Katrina McGrath from Motivation Australia (MA) traveled to Fiji in February this year. During her visit she accompanied Spinal Injuries Association (SIA) Mobility Device Service (MDS) personnel on follow up visits to six clients (four men, two women). These clients…
A child in Fiji being fitted with his new wheelchair.

Furthering wheelchair service delivery training in Fiji

In February – March 2015, Motivation Australia, Fiji National University (FNU) School of Medical Sciences and Nursing Physiotherapy department and the Spinal Injuries Association (SIA) of Fiji worked together to successfully deliver the World Health Organisation (WHO) Wheelchair Service Training…

Fiji’s first WHO training course

2012: June saw Fiji National University (FNU) school of physiotherapy students and lecturers participate in Fiji’s first WHO Wheelchair Service Provision (basic) training course. The WHO training package focuses on developing the skills and knowledge of personnel involved in wheelchair service provision for adults and children who have a mobility disability – but can sit upright without additional postural support.