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Funding Opportunities
Community-Based Initiative in Ageing Scholarship

This scholarship was established in 2018 by Emerging Researchers & Professionals in Ageing-African Network (ERPAAN) and funded by generous donations of several organizations including MSc/PhD student of School of Rehabilitation Science, McMaster University, Hamilton in Ontario, Hands-on Preferred Medicare Services Limited in Nigeria and generous offer by some older adults located in Kingston Ontario, Canada. The aim of this scholarship is to stimulate problem identifying and solving approach for final year undergraduate student projects in Rehabilitation Programs (Occupational Therapy and Physical Therapy) and Social Work Programs in Nigeria. Eligble applicants are final year students willing to conduct independent research among older adults. For more information click here.
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Other Supports

  • National Association of Physiotherapy Convention Presentation Competition
  • Capacity Building Programs

Support for NAPS 2018 Academic Competition

Emerging Researchers/Professionals in Ageing- African Network [ERPAAN] sponsored the scientific paper presentations @ the 27th Annual Convention & Scientific Conference 0f Nigeria Association of Physiotherapy Student (NAPS). Held @ University of Nigeria, Enugu Campus from 4th-9th November, 2018.

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Meet the winners

University of Nigeria, Enugu Campus
Presentation title: Common musculoskeletal injuries and the risk factors among basketball players in Enugu State

University of Nigeria, Enugu Campus
Presentation title: Effects of walking in high heeled shoes on footwear comfort, physiological cost index and cardiopulmonary indices in the University of Nigeria Enugu Campus

University of Nigeria, Enugu Campus
Presentation title: Relationship between Cardiovascular disease risk factors and quality of life among adults

Capacity building Programs

(a)Training on clinical research methodology and data analysis

(b) Seminar series on Personal Profile development delivered by Zoom by Michael Kalu to

The Physiotherapy Student at the University of Nigeria

Physiotherapy and occupational therapy student of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile Ife Nigeria.

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