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Artificial limbs for those impacted by war and disaster

Feb 25, 2011 5:15:29 AM - itnnews.lk

A programme is being launched to provide artificial limbs for those who have lost limbs due to the war and natural disasters.

The Health Ministry is launching the programme with assistance from non-governmental organizations. A separate unit has been setup in the Vavuniya General Hospital for the manufacture of artificial limbs. Several foreign representatives with expertise and experience are serving at the unit. A number of people who have lost legs have been provided artificial legs under this programme.