RI Global Press Release: RI Signs MoU with Otto Bock HealthCare GmbH, focused on Assistive Technology

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RI Global: Office of Communications

Contact: Adrian Brune, +1 347-759-9501

Rehabilitation International (RI) and Otto Bock HealthCare GmbH share a common understanding of the importance and relevance of (re)integration of individuals with disabilities into work life as an important part of rehabilitation and social inclusion.

Therefore, a Memorandum of Understanding has been signed to indicate our long-term mutual commitment to ensuring access to assistive health technology.

The parties agree to work together on joint projects aiming at improving access and availability of assistive health technology for mobility, with a final goal of enabling active participation in work life as a global strategy.

The projects will promote the implementation of national measures and policies in alignment with Article 26 and 27 of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD). Projects will begin in the Asia Pacific region.

 

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