A Deputy Chief Physiotherapist at the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital, Ms Alberta Amissah Rockson, has been appointed co-chairperson on the Emergency Committee of the World Rehabilitation Alliance (WRA) of the World Health Organisation (WHO).

Her appointment to the position was effected on Tuesday, September 13, 2022.

Ms Rockson has been working within the Hospital for the previous 15 years as a physiotherapist.

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She established and manages the physiotherapy satellite tv for pc unit throughout the National Reconstructive Plastic Surgery and Burns Center.

She is the Rehabilitation Lead for Interburns (Uk) and Resurge Africa.

Currently, Ms Alberta Rockson is the National Chairperson of Ghana Physiotherapy Association, after having served two phrases because the National President.

Some representatives of the World Rehabilitation Alliance of the World Health Organization after a convention

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She can also be a present board member of the Cape Coast Teaching Hospital.

With her present appointment as a co-chair on the Emergency Committee of WRA, Ms Rockson will be spearheading the advocacy drive of rehabilitation in emergencies.

The World Rehabilitation Alliance (WRA) was launched in 2022 to conduct evidence-based advocacy activities that improve consciousness and demand for rehabilitation, networking and knowledge-sharing and to create a shared understanding and narrative around rehabilitation.

In a congratulatory message to the impact of her appointment, the hospital’s board, administration and staff said “we are proud of Ms Alberta Amissah Rockson”.

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