Motivation Australia with local partners the National CBR Unit held the WHO Draft Wheelchair Service Training Package (Intermediate Level) in Honiara.
The WHO training package focuses on the provision of appropriate manual wheelchairs for children and adults who require extra postural support.
Six Physiotherapists and CBR Aides attending the training from four provinces of the Solomon Islands. Eight children and one adult with a mobility disability participated in the practical sessions of the training course and received an appropriate wheelchair for their individual needs.
This November training was part of an on going partnership between Motivation Australia and the CBR Unit to establish national wheelchair provision in the Solomon Islands.