'' The mission of the International Society for Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine (ISPRM) is to optimize functioning and health-related quality of life and minimize disability in persons with disabilities and medical problems throughout the world. "
enabling physicians and researchers active in physical and rehabilitation medicine to develop and apply optimal care
strengthening the development and capacity of national organisations in Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine
partnering with international organisations to develop and implement effective disability and rehabilitation policies
promoting collaboration among governments, non-governmental organisations, organisations of persons with disabilities, business and others
To influence rehabilitation policies and activities of international organizations interested in the analysis of functional capacity and improvement of the individual quality of life.
To help national professional organizations to influence national and local governments on issues related to the field of medical rehabilitation.
To encourage and support the development of a comprehensive medical specialist in physical and rehabilitation medicine.
To develop appropriate models for physician training and, therefore, involvement and participation in the medical rehabilitation process ensuring that their level of training is optimal for the required community needs.
To encourage a wide interest of physical and rehabilitation medicine in all physicians.
To provide means to facilitate research activities and communication at the international level.
To provide mechanisms to facilitate international exchange regarding different aspects of rehabilitation including disseminating information regarding rehabilitation related meetings.