Published on in Vol 3, No 4 (2014): Oct-Dec

Developing Community-Based Rehabilitation Programs for Musculoskeletal Diseases in Low-Income Areas of Mexico: The Community-Based Rehabilitation for Low-Income Communities Living With Rheumatic Diseases (CONCORD) Protocol

Developing Community-Based Rehabilitation Programs for Musculoskeletal Diseases in Low-Income Areas of Mexico: The Community-Based Rehabilitation for Low-Income Communities Living With Rheumatic Diseases (CONCORD) Protocol

Developing Community-Based Rehabilitation Programs for Musculoskeletal Diseases in Low-Income Areas of Mexico: The Community-Based Rehabilitation for Low-Income Communities Living With Rheumatic Diseases (CONCORD) Protocol

Adalberto Loyola Sánchez 1*, MSc, MD;  Julie Richardson 1*, PT, PhD;  Ingris Peláez-Ballestas 2*, MD, PhD;  John N Lavis 3, 4, 5, 6, 7*, MD, PhD;  Seanne Wilkins 1*, BScOT, PhD;  Michael G Wilson 3, 5, 6*, PhD;  Jacqueline Rodríguez-Amado 8*, MD;  José Alvarez-Nemegyei 9*, MD, PhD;  Rebeca T Martínez-Villarreal 10*, MD, PhD;  Dora J Onofre-Rodríguez 11*, PhD;  Raquel Benavides-Torres 11*, PhD

1 School of Rehabilitation Science, Faculty of Health Sciences, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, CA

2 Departamento de Reumatología, Hospital General de México , Mexico City , MX

3 McMaster Health Forum, McMaster University , Hamilton, ON, CA

4 Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard School of Public Health, Harvard University, Boston, MA, US

5 Department of Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McMaster University , Hamilton, ON, CA

6 Centre for Health Economics and Policy Analysis, McMaster University , Hamilton, ON, CA

7 Department of Political Science, McMaster University , Hamilton, ON, CA

8 Departamento de Reumatologia, Hospital Universitario, Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon, Monterrey , MX

9 Unidad de Investigación, Hospital Regional de Alta Especialidad de la Península de Yucatán , Mérida , MX

10 Centro Universitario de Salud, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon, Monterrey , MX

11 Centro de Investigación y Desarrollo en Ciencias de la Salud, Facultad de Enfermeria, Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon, Monterrey , MX

*all authors contributed equally

Corresponding Author:

  • Adalberto Loyola Sánchez, MSc, MD
  • School of Rehabilitation Science
  • Faculty of Health Sciences
  • McMaster University
  • Institute for Applied Health Sciences, room 403
  • 1400 Main St. W.
  • Hamilton, ON
  • CA
  • Phone: 1 905-525-9140 ext 22867
  • Email: loyolaa@mcmaster.ca