June 15, 2017

ISPRM to take part in side event today during UN COSP10

COSP10

In recognition of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD), ISPRM and it’s ISPRM-UN Task Force will take part in a side event during the 10th session of the Conference of States Parties to the CRPD (COSP10) taking place from 13-15 June at the UN Headquarters in New York.

The sessionMeeting the demands of the 21st century through innovative technologyis organized by the International Council for Caring Communities (ICCC), is co-sponsored by ISPRM and will take place on 15 June from 4:45-6:00PM.

This session features the use of advanced medical technologies to minimize barriers for participation in society by persons with disabilities. Presentations include the use of regenerative medicine to treat osteoarthritis, bionic sensors and cybernetics to treat visual impairment, and remote, virtual therapy to treat paralysis in persons who have sustained a stroke. The presentations will be followed by a discussion on how these technologies may be applied effectively and sustainably in our global society to achieve inclusion for all.