Lecture Dr. Alarcos Cieza

Keynote lecture on "Rehabilitation in health systems: the time is now" on the occasion of the conferment of an honorary doctorate.

Date: 9th November 2023
Time: 17.00 h
Location: Universität Luzern, Hörsaal 5

Dr. Alarcos Cieza will receive this year's honorary doctorate from the Faculty of Health Sciences and Medicine. The award is given for her seminal contributions to the advancement of rehabilitation sciences.

Alarcos Cieza is the driving force behind the critical WHO Rehabilitation 2030 initiative, which identifies the urgent need for rehabilitation services worldwide. Her work acted as a catalyst for a landmark World Health Assembly resolution on rehabilitation that redefined the importance of rehabilitation in global health systems.