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This program seeks to provide free consultancy services to those whose access to healthcare, particularly physical therapy (PT), are limited. Under this faculty-led program, faculty and PT students work together to plan for and implement consultancy activities for various populations. Aside from its service component, students are also trained on the consultation process of PT through this program.

The program was started in 2014. Since then, it has implemented a broad range of consultancy projects in collaboration with other health professionals and client groups. These projects include assessment of risks for occupational injury, education on workplace injury prevention, training on caring for children with disabilities, education on assisting persons-with-disabilities (PWDs) in using public transportation, education on joint protection and proper body mechanics, and promotion of health and physical activity to various populations.

Duration / Date:

Four weeks during students’ internship year

Target / Beneficiaries:

The target beneficiaries of this program are those who have limited access to physical therapy, including but not limited to persons with disabilities, older persons, communities, schools, workers, agencies, and industries.

Cost of Participation:

Consultancy services are free of charge

Office in Charge:

Department of Physical Therapy
College of Allied Medical Professions (UP CAMP PT)
University of the Philippines Manila

Contact Details:

Yves Y. Palad, MSPH, PTRP Chair
Department of Physical Therapy
E-mail: [email protected]
Tel. no.: (02) 526 7125

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