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Raju Ahmed

Raju Ahmed is a 16 years old young man from Rajshahi, a northern district of Bangladesh. He earns his livelihood as a mason. He has a poor family of five members. He was born with cleft-lip and didn’t have family solvency to have a surgery. He earns only 300 Taka every day and from this amount, he has to keep some money deposited for his family. He came to know about the “Free Cleft Lip and Palate surgery camp" at CRP-Savar, which is conducted by Dr. Edward Zebovitz and his team of Specialist Su... Read More

Moni

Moni, a female inpatient of CRP-Savar. She was only 2 years of age when she came to CRP for treatment on 2003. She was admitted here with seizure, communication problem, fluctuating muscle tone, muscle weakness, problem in neck control, decrease active range of movement, both tightness of TA, deled gross motor function and transitional movement and was diagnosed as a Cerebral Palsy patient. Now she is a 10 year old girl and a student of class one at WMTS School but though she has been under regu... Read More

Jalal Sheikh

Jalal Sheikh, a 32 years old van puller from Faridpur district. He is the father of 2 sons and 1 daughter. One month ago, when he was cutting a tree, got electrocuted and fell down. Immediately he was taken to a local hospital but the doctors there expressed their inability to give him treatment and referred to Dhaka Orthopedic Hospital. But Jalal had a deep fascination for CRP inside him so he came straight to CRP at Savar with the hope of regaining his normal life again. But his wound is too s... Read More

Oli Ahmed

Oli Ahmed, a six (6) year old boy from Madaripur. He has been in CRP for the last couple of days and going under treatment for a wound in his back but during the MRI scan, doctors found a tumor in his spinal cord which he has been carrying unknowingly since his birth. His father has a small business & mother is a regular housewife. They run a family consisting of 6 members. Now they are afraid of the expenditure they might have to face during the operation of their little boy. It would be re... Read More

Rohan

Rohan is 4 years of age. He is from Rajbari Upazilla, Faridpur district. He was having all joy of childhood until the day he had a terrible accident in which he lost his father. They were on their way to attend a marriage ceremony when their micro-bus got hit by another over-speeding truck. His father & him was badly injured and taken to the hospital where the doctors declared his father dead. Part of Rohan’s body got chopped off in the accident & he was admitted into Dhaka Medical Colle... Read More

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Sister Library Ceremony

A Sister Library ceremony was held on April 14, 2014 at the BHPI-CRP Library. The BHPI-CRP Library and the Bracken Health Sciences Library, Queen’s University, Canada are now designated as “Sister Libraries.”

The Sister Library program is under the auspices of the U.S. Medical Library Association’s International Cooperation Section and Librarians without Borders.


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Marks and Start Cultural Exchange-2014

Centre for the rehabilitation of the Paralysed (CRP) and Marks & Spencer (Marks & Start, the flagship CSR program) jointly organized the program on ‘Marks & Start Cultural Exchange-2014’ on Thursday, 10 April, 2014, at 10:00 am at CRP-Head Quarters at Chapain, Savar, Dhaka- 1343.Under this program the physically challenged people are


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UK Minister for International Development visits CRP

British State Minister for International Development, Rt. Hon Alan Duncan MP visited Center for the Rehabilitation of the Paralysed (CRP) on 2 April 2014.Close to the first anniversary of the tragic collapse of Rana Plaza building, the UK Minister revisited the victims at CRP who he met in June last year. During the visit he observed the


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Height featured walking frame of CRP

CRP's new children's walking frame is now being used to improve the independence of Bangladesh's younger population. The design allows for maximum functional mobility in the home environment. Its light weight steel frame is robust, while the wheels allow easy movement over different terrain. The adjustable height feature will enable the frame to continue to be of


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CRP Observes Open Day

Centre for the Rehabilitation of the Paralysed (CRP) celebrated the Open Day on Friday, 07 March 2014 at CRP Savar to increase awareness among the general people about disability issues as well as the activities of CRP.

Hon’ble Deputy Speaker of Bangladesh Jatiya Sangsad Advocated Fazle Rabbi Miah, MP, was present as Chief Guest and Dr. Enamur Rahman, MP, was the Special Guest. Dr. Valerie Ann Taylor, Founder and Coordinator, Mr. Shafiq-ul Islam, Executive Director, CRP; Volunteers, Patients, Students, Teachers, Staff and distinguished guests and visitors from different sectors of the society joined and enjoyed the celebration.

To mark the day CRP organized colourful cultural programs, sports competitions, a blood donation camp, mela (fair), handicrafts exhibition and sale.

World day of Remembrance