Czech Paraplegic Association (CZEPA) is a non-profit organization of people with spinal cord injuries which connects and organizes its members in the Czech Republic. CZEPA’s strategy stems from the conviction that everyone has the right to live a quality, active life regardless of...
CZEPA’s mission is to advocate for a decent standard of living for people with spinal cord injuries.
CZEPA was founded in 1990. At the time, many people with spinal cord injuries did not receive adequate specialized medical, psychological, or social care. The great need for such care was the motivation for CZEPA. Prior to 1990, victims of spinal cord injuries were treated as typical patients in...
In 1994 CZEPA established the Paraple Centre with the generous contribution of famous Czech performer Zdenek Sverak. This facility is a place where anyone who is mobile with use of a wheelchair can turn to for assistance. The Paraple Centre provides physical therapy, occupational...
CZEPA cooperates with organizations engaged in helping people with spinal cord injuries (spinal units, rehabilitation centers, Paraple Center, Paracenter Fenix etc.) We provide up-to-date information relevant to people with spinal cord injury and their families, as well as, to individual...
Closer cooperation with the Czech National Disability Council (NRZP ČR) and the European Spinal Cord Injury Federation (ESCIF); obtaining feedback from our members on upcoming social, health and constructional legislation changes; Consulting and information services accessible through our...
Annual Report 2011