Lymphedema Awareness Report

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Future Implications for Furthering and Application of Lymphedema Awareness Campaign
I have plans to submit an article at the Kenya Medical Association meetup, with the CEO of the medical association. I will also write a proposal to the CEO and chief editor of the Kenya Medical Association by writing an article that will be featured in their newsletter, so all the doctors and other health professionals are informed on how to effectively manage lymphedema. The following details will be included in the letter to the editor: the pathophysiology of lymphedema, statistical data of lymphedema, causes of lymphedema, the role of the occupational therapist in lymphedema management, and why it is important to maintain normal limb to promote quality of life and increase participation in
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I will create two power point presentations, one for the public and the other for health professionals (paramedics, physiologists, clinical officers, physical therapists, occupational therapists, and nurses) to enhance awareness and the need to meet a society demand on how to effectively manage lymphedema (D. Aketch, personal communication, June 7, 2016).
Lastly, I plan to do a poster presentation at American Occupational therapy Association (AOTA), Texas Occupational Therapy Association (TOTA) and World Federation of Occupational Therapists (WFOT): This will be for the sole purpose of increasing awareness of the role occupational therapists play in lymphedema management. The end goal being to intensify participation in occupational performance and to promote quality living among those impacted by

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