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Press Release on the proposed NCHRH Bill of 2009

Posted on June 1, 2011 at 12:43 PM Comments comments (3)

For Immediate Release

New Delhi- June 1, 2011

PROPOSED NATIONAL HEALTHCARE BILL FRUSTRATES OCCUPATIONAL THERAPISTS AND EXPOSES CONTINUED POLITICAL GAMES

Occupational therapists in India are greatly disappointed by the discriminatory policies exhibited by the Government of India toward them over many years, and most recently in the form of the proposed draft of the National Council of Human Resources in Health (NCHRH) Bill of 2009...

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Top Honors for Indian Origin OTs

Posted on May 1, 2011 at 1:55 AM Comments comments (4)

Two occupational therapists of Indian origin received top honors for their contributions to the profession and healthcare in general.

  •  Dr. Surya Shah, PhD, OTD, OTR, Med, FAOTA, was awarded the American Occupational Therapy Foundation’s (AOTF) highest award at AOTA’s National Conference in April of 2011. He became the first Indian to be inducted in AOTF’s
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Occupational Therapist in "Reel" Life

Posted on May 1, 2011 at 1:07 AM Comments comments (0)
Recently occupational therapy was featured probably for the first time in a major television series (non documentary) in India. The occupational therapy community thanks and congratulates the producers, writers and director of "Yaha Mai Ghar Ghar Kheli" on Zee TV for creating a greater public awareness to the benefits of occupational therapy that plays a vital role to help individuals regain function/ function optimally in the face of a condition/ disease that may have rendered them debilitated ... Read Full Post »

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