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In2018 2.Kamphaeng Phet Province

The second unit of the year was the 144th royal mobile prosthesis unit – a collaboration between the Prostheses Foundation and Kamphaeng Phet province. It took place at Wat Phra Borommathat Phra Aram Luang, Muang District, Kamphaeng Phet during 11th – 16th February 2018. A total of 127 amputees from Sa Kaeo and nearby provinces came and a total of 114 prostheses were provided as detailed below.
                       1. BK Prosthesis                        Amount:     71 legs
                       2. TK Prosthesis                        Amount:     6 legs
                       3. AK Prosthesis                       Amount:     35 legs
                       4. Hip Disarticulation Prosthesis                   Amount: 1 leg
                       5. Ankle Brace                          Amount:     1
         During this royal mobile prosthesis unit, Kamphaeng Phet Skill Development Institute also offered training courses in making power plugs, hand sewing cloth bags, and making herbal inhalers and ointment, as well as a free haircut to amputees.
          Additionally, the Prostheses Foundation, collaborated with Chiang Mai Institute for Skill Development, Department of Skill Development, Ministry of Labor, also organized a professional development course for 21 disabled - aid technicians. A prosthesis making competition was also held as it gave disabled - aid technicians an opportunity to constantly develop themselves; there were two categories – AK prosthesis and BK prosthesis.