This new study tour, led by Dr. Gillian Webb, examines therapy and rehabilitation in Vietnam and Cambodia. This tour includes a range of professional visits and meetings with physio, occupational and speech and language therapists, and will provide an excellent insight into therapy and rehabilitation, health care and society in Vietnam and Cambodia. The professional programme is balanced by a wide range of cultural visits with ample opportunity to experience the beauty, culture and history of the languid lands of the Mekong and enjoy their fabulous cuisine.
Travel from the elegant capital Hanoi and take a cruise in stunning Halong Bay before continuing to the ancient city of Hue. Continue along the coast to charming Hoi An before arriving in cosmopolitan Ho Chi Minh City. The tour ends in Angkor Wat in Cambodia.
Jon Baines Tours has been organising regular health care study tours to Vietnam and Cambodia for over 15 years. These two rewarding countries are among our most successful and popular destinations, with warm and welcoming healthcare professionals on the ground, rich history, stylish culture and delicious food.
3 nights Hanoi – 1 night overnight cruise, Halong Bay - 2 nights Hue – 3 nights Hoi An – 2 nights Ho Chi Minh City – 3 nights Siem Reap
Professor Gillian Webb is an Australian physiotherapist with a physiotherapy career spanning more than five decades. She has been involved in physiotherapy education for most of those five decades. Her research interests are in health professional education and particularly in clinical education, assessment of student learning and curriculum development. Her most recent work has been in educating physiotherapy students about the Sustainable Development Goals and Sustainability in health practice. She was the President of the International Society of Physiotherapy Educators for ten years and has recently become involved in developing a program for inter-professional education for health professional students through a Global Learning Partnership project.
She is a past chair and executive member of the Asia West Pacific Region World Physiotherapy (AWP-WP). She has extensive experience in assisting in physiotherapy curriculum design in many countries, including India, Nepal, Afghanistan, Fiji, Malaysia, Bangladesh and Indonesia. She has led a number of workshops in the region on accreditation and regulation, curriculum development and in leadership. She has been an advisor for the development of a number of degrees in physiotherapy in the region. As a past chair and executive member of the AWP Region of WP, she works to assist member organisations to move the profession forward in their countries to improve the health outcomes of their communities.
She was awarded an Order of Australia (AM) in 2015 for significant service to community health in the field of physiotherapy, as a contributor to professional organisations and to education. She is an Honoured Member of the Australian Physiotherapy Association.
Professor Webb is an avid traveller and loves trekking, playing tennis, golf and going to the gym. Interacting with people is her passion. She loves teaching, meeting with students and graduates and encouraging them to go for their dreams and to think where they might be in the future.
The cost of the tour sharing a room is US $3,860 per person (excluding international flights and transfers). The cost of the tour with a room to yourself is US $4,300