Educational Materials

07/11/2013 - 09/11/2013
Costa Rica (San Jose)
Organized by ISPO Costa Rica, in cooperation with Uniting Frontiers, the Short Course on “Multidisciplinary Management of Children with Cerebral Palsy - Improving Mobility” took take place between 7-9 November 2013, in San Jose (Costa Rica). This regional course gathered a total of 15...
12/05/2013 - 15/05/2013
Afghanistan (Kabul)
Organized by the Afghanistan Association for Physical Therapy (AAPT), the Afghanistan National Society of Orthotics and Prosthetics (ANSOP) – with the support of Handicap International Afghanistan and the Government of Afghanistan's Ministry of Public Health –, the ISPO Short Course on Orthotic...
04/02/2013 - 07/02/2013
Hyderabad, India
ISPO held its 14th ISPO World Congress in Hyderabad, India on 4-7 February 2013. For more information about the event, check out the event website at: www.ispo2013.org Pictures of the event can be seen here.   Read about the ISPO World Congress here: ISPO World Congress Opens in Hyderabad, 4...
16/01/2013 - 18/01/2013
Sri Lanka (Colombo)
About the event: Handicap International Sri Lanka, in consultation with the Sri Lanka Association for Prosthetics and Orthotics (SLAPO), Sri Lanka Society for Physiotherapy (SLSP) and Sri Lanka Society for Occupational Therapy (SLSOT) and the International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics (...
26/10/2012 - 27/10/2012
Russia (Saint Petersburg)
Venue: Congress Center “Park Inn Pribaltiyskaya” (14 Korablestroiteley st.) The ISPO Short Course took place on 26-27 October 2012 and it was held in conjunction with the XVII Russian National Congress “People & Health” (trauma care – orthopedics – prosthetics – rehabilitation) Key topics...
17/04/2012 - 19/04/2012
Manila, Philippines
Organizer: The Philippine School of Prosthetics and Orthotics, PSPO (University of the East Ramon Magsaysay Memorial Medical Center, Inc. (UERMMMCI) hosted - with the support of the Nippon Foundation - an ISPO Short Course on the Orthotic Management of Stroke on 17- 19 April 2012. About the event:...
27/11/2011 - 28/11/2011
Teheran, Iran
Organizers:ISPO International, ISPO-Iran, the Undersecretary General of Health, Treatment and Rehabilitation, the Iranian Red Crescent Society (IRCS) and the Iranian Orthopedic Association (IOA) About the event: The event was composed of 2 days of instructional course and a 1 day workshop given by...
21/02/2011 - 24/02/2011
Jakarta, Indonesia
Organizer: Ministry of Health and the Jakarta School of Prosthetics and Orthotics (JSPO)  About the event: Following the APOS meeting, JSPO hosted an ISPO Short Course on the Management of Cerebral Palsy in the capital city. In Indonesia, population-based estimates suggest that nearly 500,000...
27/10/2010 - 29/10/2010
Saint Petersburg, Russia
Organizers:"All-Russian Prosthetists-Orthopedists Guild" and ISPO Russia About the event:The ISPO Short Course took place as part of the XVth Jubilee Russian National Congress “People & Health” held in Saint-Petersburg on 27-29 October 2010. The course – first of its kind organized for Russian...
10/05/2010 - 15/05/2010
Leipzig, Germany
The 13th ISPO World Congress took place in Leipzig (Germany), between 10-15 May 2010. The 2010 World Congress was jointly with the ORTHOPÄDIE + REHA-TECHNIK (today, OTWorld) - the largest trade show and exhibition that exists in the P&O field. The focus of the 2010 World Congress was “Research...
14/02/2010 - 18/02/2010
Colombo, Sri Lanka
Organizers: International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics (ISPO), Cambodia Trust and the Nippon Foundation.  About the event:The Short Course on Prosthetic and Orthotic Services took place from 14 to 18 February 2010 in Colombo (Sri Lanka) and gathered more than 100...
14/01/2010 - 15/01/2010
Newcastle, UK
Organizers:International Society for Prosthetics and Orthetics (ISPO), UK ISPO NMS About the event:An international, multidisciplinary group of 24 academic health care professionals and research scientists, all of whom are recognized experts in this subject area, were invited to take part in the...
10/11/2009 - 11/11/2009
Hanoi, Vietnam
Organizers:International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics (ISPO), Prosthetic Outreach Foundation (POF) About the event:The second ISPO sponsored Ponseti Club Foot training seminar was held at the VIETCOT School in Hanoi, Vietnam November 10-11, 2009. Thirty-one attendees from seven district...
14/02/2009 - 17/02/2009
Bangkok, Thailand
Organizers: International Society for Prosthetics and Orthetics (ISPO)Sirindhorn School of Prosthetics and Orthetics, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Faculty of Medicine Siriraj HospitalThe Nippon Foundation  
08/09/2008 - 11/09/2008
Oxford, UK
Organizers:International Society for Prosthetics and Orthetics (ISPO) About the event:In 1994 ISPO convened a Consensus Conference on the Lower Limb Orthotic Management of Cerebral Palsy held at Duke University, USA. The conference considered the evidence for the use of lower limb orthoses in the...
28/07/2007 - 03/08/2007
Vancouver, Canada
The 12th ISPO World Congress was held in Vancouver, Canada from July 28 – August 3, 2007. The Congress organizing committee selected “Moving Beyond Disability” as the event’s theme, with the aim of looking at a broader perspective of the overall health of people with disabilities. The main theme...
06/11/2006 - 11/11/2006
Bengaluru, India
Organizers:This conference was organized by the International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics (ISPO) in collaboration with the Leahy War Victims Fund of USAID, the World Health Organization (WHO), the Center for International Rehabilitation (CIR), Motivation, Whirlwind Wheelchairs...
03/04/2006 - 08/04/2006
Hanoi, Vietnam
Organizers:This conference was organized by the International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics (ISPO) in collaboration with the Leahy War Victims Fund of the United States Agency for International Development (LWVF-USAID) and the World Health Organization (WHO). The local organizers were...
01/08/2004 - 06/08/2004
Hong Kong (Hong Kong)
The 11th World Congress of ISPO was held in Hong Kong between 1 to 6 August 2004. The World Congress was organized by ISPO (Hong Kong). The theme of the Congress was “Innovations for Quality Living”, covering the clinical, technical, personal, professional, and societal dimensions of innovation....
21/09/2003 - 26/09/2003
Ellecom, Netherlands
Organizers:This conference was organized by the International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics (ISPO).About the event:The use of orthoses in the management of patients with stroke had been recognized as a treatment option for many years. However, there was widespread variation in the nature of...