COPE AT WORK
COPE and CMR conducted a mobile clinic in Nongbok and Boualapha districts, with the support of USAID.
The objective of the seminar was to align Lao-context quality clinical audit tools to global World Health Organisation standards.
15 rehabilitation professionals receiving training on manufacturing knee-ankle-foot orthoses
This training supported provincial rehabilitation teams to offer basic rehabilitation to reduce the distance children must travel for services.
3-day training workshop in Ponseti clubfoot management in line with the development of a national clubfoot management programme
During two mobile clinics in 2017 over 300 people were screened, resulting in over 120 referrals for prosthetic and orthotic services.
STAY IN TOUCH
“My new leg will help me return to my job as a chef so I can continue to support my family”
“It means so much to me that I am now able to be independent and carry out basic daily activities.”
“The new leg allows me to move freely and work more easily”
“I can now go back to teaching, the new devices have lots of functions that help me to use a computer, drive a motorbike and make working easier”
“I can now walk again and follow my dreams to become a mechanic!”
The effect of unexploded ordnance (UXOs) on Lao PDR has been and continues to be immense.