Jörg Weber is Research Fellow at the International Center for Evidence in Disability, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine . He is leading on research focused on participatory evaluation of Community based Rehabilitation (CBR). Jörg is a cultural anthropologist and physiotherapist (specialisation in neuro-paediatrics) with extensive programmatic experience of CBR programs and Participatory Action Research using inclusive methodologies. After having worked for several years as Physiotherapist in rehabilitation centres for stroke patients and children with cerebral palsy, he has been involved in CBR programmes in Jamaica and worked as Regional Advisor for the Caribbean and Latin America on CBR and Physical Disability for international NGOs. Joerg is a member of CBM’s Advisory Working Group on CBR and advisor to CAN (African CBR Network). He has designed and facilitated numerous workshops on a broad range of topics with CBR field workers, CBR programme participants, programme management, health personnel, Disabled Persons Organisations, and government ministries in Central America, South America, the Caribbean, Central Africa, South Asia and the Middle East. Joerg co-authored several manuals on Cerebral Palsy used at community level in the global South. He has also developed training materials for CBR programme staff as well as a syllabus for a BSc degree course in Community Rehabilitation Studies and is author and reviewer for the WHO INCLUDE online course. Jörg is executive editor of “Voices from the field” for the journal Disability and the Global South (DGS).
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