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    Current status, Challenges & suggestions to develop wheelchair services in developing countries in Asia (Concerning Sri Lanka, India & Myanmar)


    10/5/19 | 1:00 PM – 2:15 PM time


    Uthpala Mihiran, Exceed Worldwide (Mandalay, Myanmar)

    Samitha Samnmali, Ministry Of Health (Colombo, Sri Lanka)

    Session format
    Room 403, Conference Center
    Seating & Wheelchair
    Target audience
    Congress registrants only
    Session Chair

    Uthpala Mihiran



    Looking in to the WHO guidelines on personnel mobility and wheelchair service, compare the available wheelchair services in Asian countries concerning Sri Lanka, India and Myanmar.
    Explain the current situation with the experience of a wheelchair user and what feels with the global situation already experienced.
    An overview to the Asia's wheelchair services concerning above mentioned countries.
    Discuss Wheelchair demand, available challenges, barriers and available support.
    Suggestions to overcome challenges, barriers and to have services according to WHO guidelines.

    Statement of the objective / learning objectives

    Discuss the model or suggest model that over come the barriers and the challenges to achieve the Wheelchair services according to the WHO guidelines.

    Simultaneous Interpretation


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