Victoria University Launches Physiotherapy & Occupational Therapy Book

Victoria University VC (M) launching the book Victoria University VC (M) launching the book

Victoria University Vice Chancellor, Assoc. Prof. Krishna N. Sharma, has today launched a new book titled ‘Advanced Techniques in Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy’.

Dr. Sharma speaking at the launch which took place at the University boardroom said that the 246 paged book is for physiotherapy and occupational therapy students and professionals.

Dr. Sharma said the book is designed after considering undergraduate and postgraduate PT/OT curricula of several international Universities.

Ms. Susan Akori the President of the Uganda Physiotherapy Association said the association is proud that the VC has taken lead and written this book.

This is the second book the professor has released having released another in 2017 titled "Complementary and Alternative Medicine for Depression,"

In the book, Dr. Sharma offers a holistic approach of treating depression using Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) techniques. Dr. Sharma has bred a culture of publicizing research at the university.

The faculty of health sciences published more research papers and journals last than any other faculty at high rising Victoria University in Uganda.

The Vice Chancellor of Victoria University Dr. Khrisna N. Sharma said in the academic year 2018, 35 publications were released from the University.

“The highest number of publications came from the faculty of health sciences followed by faculty of Business and Management, Humanities and Social Science and Science and Technology,” the vice chancellor said in interview with Health News Uganda.

Last modified onSunday, 14 June 2020 14:46

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