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Who contributed to writing and reviewing this adapted resource?

Team leading the adaptation for Sub-Saharan Africa

  • Stephanie Nixon, Associate Professor, Department of Physical Therapy, University of Toronto, Director, International Centre for Disability and Rehabilitation, Canada (Lead)
  • Cathy Cameron, Coordinator, International Centre for Disability and Rehabilitation, University of Toronto, Canada
  • Sr Margaret M Mweshi, Lecturer, Physiotherapy Department, School of Medicine, University of Zambia, Zambia
  • Esther Munalula Nkandu, Senior Lecturer, Department of Physiotherapy, School of Medicine, University of Zambia, Zambia
  • Catherine Nasije, Software Developer, Toronto, Canada
  • Carilus Okidi, Director, Disability Service Programme; Chairman, Disability Mainstreaming Committee, Kenya
  • Stephen Tattle, Interim Executive Director, Canadian Working Group on HIV and Rehabilitation, Canada
  • Tammy Yates, Manager, Program and Communications, Canadian Working Group on HIV and Rehabilitation, Canada

Reviewers of Canadian e-Module to inform adaptation for Sub-Saharan Africa

  • Folarin Babatunde, Physiotherapist, Nigeria
  • Alex Bugo, Rehabilitation Community Development Worker, Disability Service Programme, Kenya
  • Cathy Cameron, Coordinator, International Center for Disability and Rehabilitation, Canada
  • Verusia Chetty, Lecturer, Physiotherapy Department, University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
  • Saul Cobbing, Lecturer, Physiotherapy Department, University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
  • Theresa Gafna, Occupational Therapist, Kenya
  • Jill Hanass-Hancock, Senior Research Specialist, Health Economics and HIV/AIDS Research Division (HEARD), University of KwaZulu, South Africa
  • Sarah Mkenda, Lecturer, Kilimanjaro Christian Medical College, Tanzania
  • Stephanie Nixon, Associate Professor, University of Toronto, Canada
  • Esther Munalula Nkandu, Senior Lecturer, Department of Physiotherapy, University of Zambia, Zambia
  • Benard O. Nyajemo, Occupational Therapist, Disability Service Programme, Kenya
  • Charles Odira, Medical Assistant Clinician, Kenya
  • Carilus Okidi, Director, Disability Service Programme, Kenya
  • Thomas Okongo, Social Worker, Disability Service Programme, Kenya
  • Edwin Omondi, Physiotherapist, Homa Bay District, Kenya
  • Florence A. Omoro, Physiotherapist, Kenya
  • Onyango Omoto, Community Health Expert, Development Consultant (Baobao Consultants), Kenya
  • Eliza Owino, District AIDS/STI Coordinator/Medical Officer, Kenya
  • Joanne Potterton, Associate Professor, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa
  • Amanuel Tesfamichael, HIV Activist, Eritrea and Canada

Writers of new content

  • Stephanie Nixon, Associate Professor, Department of Physical Therapy, University of Toronto, Director, International Centre for Disability and Rehabilitation, Canada (Lead)
  • Cathy Cameron, Coordinator, International Centre for Disability and Rehabilitation, University of Toronto, Canada
  • Verusia Chetty, Lecturer, Physiotherapy Department, University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
  • Saul Cobbing, Lecturer, Physiotherapy Department, University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
  • Esther Munalula Nkandu, Senior Lecturer, Department of Physiotherapy, School of Medicine, University of Zambia, Zambia
  • Sr Margaret M Mweshi, Lecturer, Physiotherapy Department, School of Medicine, University of Zambia, Zambia
  • Joanne Potterton, Associate Professor, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa

Acknowledgement of pilot participants

Thanks to the rehabilitation providers and students who contributed their time and expertise to provide feedback on the draft resource during the pilot testing phase in Kenya and Zambia.

Who contributed to writing and reviewing the Canadian e-Modules upon which this adaptation is based?

National Working Group – Management and Editing Committees

1998 2010 2013-2014 Update Committee
  • Anne Phillips (Chair)
  • Gerry Bally
  • Alan Craig
  • John Flannery
  • Jim O'Neill
  • Sheila Thomas
  • Georgina Veldhorst

Rehabilitation Committee

  • Michael O'Dell (Chair) 
  • Ron Bowie
  • Gary Gibson
  • Rae Graham
  • Christine MacDonell
  • Joann McDermid
  • Bruce Mills
  • Stephanie Nixon
  • Lynda Phillips
  • Stan Read
  • Bill Ryan
  • Stephen Tattle
  • Sheila Thomas
  • Janet Wu
  • Larry Baxter
  • Alan Casey
  • Will Chegwidden
  • Le-Ann Dolan
  • Sarah Eby
  • Julie Hard
  • Ken King
  • Kelly O'Brien
  • Greg Robinson
  • Sheila Thomas
  • Todd Tran
  • Janet Wu
  • Elisse Zack

Co-ordinating team:

  • Georgina Blanchard
  • Catherine Nasije
  • Annette Wilkins

Summer students and project assistance:

  • Amanda Himmel (2010)
  • Md. Shah Newaz (2010)
  • Michael Siarkowski (2010)
  • Yalnee Shanthraham (2009)
  • Eamonn Wall (2009)
  • Elizabeth Uleryk, Information Specialist
  • Larry Baxter
  • Allana Beavis
  • Alan Casey
  • Will Chegwidden
  • Le-Ann Dolan
  • Sarah Eby
  • Nicole Gervais
  • Julie Hard
  • Kelly O'Brien
  • Jennifer Siemon
  • Sheila Thomas
  • Todd Tran
  • Barry Trentham
  • Janet Wu
  • Elisse Zack

Co-ordinating team:

  • Catherine Nasije
  • Annette Wilkins

Project Assistance:

  • Rebecca Perlmutar
  • Mary Wilkins

Authors: The following people wrote portions of the text:

1998 2010-2014 (name, expertise)
  • Gerry Bally
  • Alan Craig
  • Mary Grondin
  • John Flannery
  • Sean Hosein
  • Rodney Kort
  • Bruce Mills
  • Christine MacDonell
  • Joann McDermid
  • Stephanie Nixon
  • Michael O'Dell
  • Anne Phillips
  • Lindy Samson
  • Stan Read
  • Arn Schilder
  • Stephen Tattle
  • Sheila Thomas
  • Maggie Atkinson, Neurocognitive 
  • Larry Baxter, Policy
  • Allana Beavis, Physical Therapy
  • Georgina Blanchard, Midwifery
  • Alan Casey, Physiatry
  • Will Chegwidden, Occupational Therapy
  • Sharin Collins, Neurcognitive Interventions
  • Le-Ann Dolan, Social Work
  • Jacqueline Gahagan, Policy
  • Jill Hanass-Hancock, International Policy 
  • Julie Hard, Physical Therapy
  • Hal Huff, Naturopathy
  • Ken King, Social Work
  • Monica Khalil, Human Resources
  • Brenda Merritt, Occupational Therapy
  • Samra Mian, Epidemiology
  • Jimmy Nguyen, Pharmacy Student Lead
  • Stephanie Nixon, Academic Physical Therapy
  • Kelly O'Brien, Academic Physical Therapy
  • Brent Oliver, Vocational Rehabilitation
  • Melissa Popiel, Vocational Rehabilitation
  • Greg Robinson, Family Medicine
  • Jennifer Siemon, Occupational Therapy
  • Sheila Thomas, Occupational Therapy
  • Todd Tran, Occupational Therapy
  • Barry Trentham, Occupational Therapy
  • Annette Wilkins, Health Services Research
  • Janet Wu, Speech-Language Pathology
  • Deborah Yoong, Pharmacy
  • Elisse Zack, Policy

External Reviewers

1998 2010-2014
  • Kevin Barlow
  • Brenda Barr
  • Deborah Barrett
  • Jeanine Bianco
  • Louise Binder
  • Betty Jane Blair
  • Glen Brown
  • Anne Carter
  • Jeff Crowly
  • Anne Gordon
  • Marie Jutras
  • Marshall Kubota
  • Joan Lee
  • Christine Lussier
  • Elaine Marchand
  • Jay Meythaler
  • Brian Ouellette
  • Diana Peabody
  • Elsie Parkinson
  • Marilyn Robertazzi
  • Lindy Samson
  • Anne Strickland
  • Linda Studholme
  • Tracy Xavier

French language reviewers

  • Marie Jutras
  • Sylvie Lemay
  • Vera Carmini, Pediatric Physical Therapy
  • Sarah Eby, Physical Therapy
  • Alda Fernandes-Penney, Pediatric Psychometry
  • Deirdre Igoe, Pediatric Physical Therapy
  • Carly Mutch, Pediatric Occupational Therapy
  • Shane Patey, Health Promotion
  • Deborah Randall-Wood, Nursing
  • Kirsti Reinikki, Rehabilitation Education
  • Shari Renaud, Pediatric Physical Therapy
  • Mary Lou Smith, Pediatric Psychology

Expedited Stakeholder Review

  • John Arenburg
  • Paul Curwin 
  • Marg Dwyer
  • David Gee
  • Margaret Lapointe
  • Jean McKellar 
  • San Patten (Facilitator)

Consumer Committee

1998 2010-2014
  • Arn Schilder (Chair) 
  • Cornelius Baker
  • Alan Craig
  • Anitra Halliday
  • Sean Hosein
  • Rodney Kort
  • Roger LaRade
  • Sylvie Lemay
  • Tom McAulay
  • Gary Murphy
  • Elaine Daniels
  • People living with HIV participated on the planning, development and management committees for this resource. 
  • People living with HIV also wrote sections of this resource and participated as reviewers and in other capacities.