Prosthetics centre begins rehabilitation of 50 Yemenis

Publish April 14, 2022
healthcare

Muscat – A prosthetics centre in Salalah engaged in providing war-injured Yemenis with prosthetic limbs and helping them get back on their feet, has started rehabilitation of 50 new beneficiaries.

Arabian Prosthetics Centre (APC) has continued its mission over the years and till now
has rehabilitated 750 injured Yemenis.

A statement issued by APC said that the centre has started rehabilitation of 50 wounded Yemenis in its 12th batch.

According to Wahab al Amer, director of APC, the injured, including women and children, receive medical care and prosthetic limbs at the centre. A specialised technical team trains the injured to use their new prosthetic limbs.

The centre also said that its role has been praised by SAM for Rights and Liberties, a Geneva-based non-profit organisation.

A report published by SAM on the occasion of the International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action stated that ‘Arabian Prosthetics Centre, as a humanitarian project, has helped in alleviating the suffering of mine victims of Yemen. It has rehabilitated 750 wounded’.

APC is a charitable project that provides rehabilitation services for amputees in exclusive cooperation with the German prosthetics company Ottobock.

APC was launched with the aim of serving wounded Yemenis with the support and facilities provided by the sultanate.

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