COPE AT WORK
COPE and the Centre for Medical Rehabilitation 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.
210 people were screened and nearly 100 people received services on the spot. A further 57 people were referred for follow-up services.
Physiotherapists and occupational therapists from Salavan, Sayabouly, Oudomxay provincial hospitals attended an intensive 2-week training.
In August, with USAID funding, COPE organized a training for 21 Prosthetists/Orthotists.