Jörg Weber is global advisor on Community Based Rehabilitation (CBR) at CBM, advisor to the World Health Organisation (WHO) and executive editor of the WHO INCLUDE online disability course. He is also Research Fellow at the International Center for Evidence in Disability, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine where he leads on disability research focused on participatory evaluation of Community based Rehabilitation (CBR). Jörg is a cultural anthropologist and physiotherapist with more than a decade of disability programmatic experience in CBR and Participatory Action Research using inclusive methodologies. He has also worked as a physiotherapist in rehabilitation for stroke patients and children with cerebral palsy. Previously, Jörg was technical coordinator at the Clarendon Group for the Disabled in May Pen/Jamaica and served as CBM’s Regional Advisor for the Caribbean and Latin America on CBR and Physical Disability. He has designed and facilitated numerous workshops and training programmes for CBR field workers and coordinators, health personnel, Disabled Persons Organizations (DPOs) and government ministries in Central and South America, the Caribbean, Central Africa, South Asia and the Middle East. Joerg co-authored several manuals on Cerebral Palsy that are widely used at a community level in various low and middle income countries. He has also developed training materials for CBR staff as well as a syllabus for a BSc degree course in Community Rehabilitation Studies. Jörg is executive editor of “Voices from the field” for the international journal Disability and the Global South (DGS).
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