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"The governments of the Philippines in the Far East and Venezuela in Latin America have asked the Peace Corps to send Volunteer occupational therapists to help train host country therapists and assist in launching a program of rehabilitation in the provinces. These programs, which challenge both professional and human skills, are scheduled to enter training in February." - [p.1]

The Venezuela program included the training of orderlies and nurses alongside rehabilitation for patients with a variety of problems, including specifically Hansen's Disease.

The Philippines program included teaching at hospitals and the University of the Philippines to train occupational therapists.


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