Director of China Rehabilitation Research Center
China Rehabilitation Research Center(CRRC), a state owned institution affiliated with the China Disabled Persons’ Federation, provides comprehensive rehabilitation and social services to the disabled, carries out scientific research, offers professional training, conducts information exchange and serves as a technical resource of Chinese rehabilitation network.
CRRC-A BRIEF HISTORY
In November 1983, the State Council approved the proposal for establishing China Rehabilitation Research Center, which was issued by Mr. Hu Zi’ ang and some other social figures, together with Mr. Huang Jiasi and some other medical experts.
In April 1986, construction of CRRC commenced.
In November 1987, the China Rehabilitation Center for Physical Disability was renamed the china Rehabilitation Research Center.
On October 28,1988, the completion ceremony of CRRC’s construction was held. CRRC was opened.
Combining modern rehabilitation medicine and traditional Chinese medicine, CRRC provides medical, educational, occupational, psychological and social rehabilitation and engineering services to disabled people in order to maximize or restore their functional abilities and facilitate their reintegration into society.
conducts scientific research in the field of rehabilitation medicine and practical technology. Medical research is now directed towards clinical rehabilitation such as functional regeneration and restoration following spinal cord injury, neural system injury or musculoskeletal injury. Technical research is focused on the utilization of biomedical poly-molecular material and the development of health care medicines.
AIDS AND EQUIPMENT SERVICES
develops, produces, and supplies aids and equipment to disabled people nationwide and provides maintenance and quality monitoring services. It also develops and produces rehabilitation training equipment, prostheses, orthoses and aids for activities of daily living(ADL aids).
In order to disseminate rehabilitation technology throughout the entire country, CRRC both offers professional training (including graduate students’ and undergraduate students’ training), and undertakes the compilation of authoritative rehabilitation text books and training materials.
INFORMATION AND SOCIAL WORK
CRRC exchanges and researches information concerning rehabilitation, including relevant standards, methods, rules, policies, and prospects of , about, or for the disabled. It also makes suggestion to the government and the China Disabled Persons’ Federation, as will as offers consultation and guidance to the public.
CRRC is responsible for producing, publishing and distributing audio-visual materials concerning the disabled, assisting national publicity and educational organizations in the dissemination of information.
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