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This paper was supported by the internal resources of the Rehabilitation Department, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Melbourne, Australia. The authors are grateful to all participants; AFIRM for their kind hospitality and support; General Asif Sukhera, Medical Directorate, General Headquarters Pakistan Military, Rawalpindi; General Wahid (ex AFIRM, currently working with civilian rehabilitation services); Mr Syed Mohammad Ilyas, Pakistan Paraplegic Centre and Mr Aziz Ahmad, Pakistan Institute of Prosthetic & Orthotic Sciences, Peshawar. The authors also thank Bronwyn Miller and Kathryn Lowenthal for their assistance during workshops, the Royal Melbourne Hospital for financial and executive support to the team, and acknowledge the Committees on Rehabilitation Disaster Relief, ISPRM WHO-LC and Womens' Health of the International Society of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine.