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In 2019 1. Nakhon Ratchasrima

In 2019
The 149th royal mobile prosthesis unit project was a collaboration between the Prostheses Foundation and Nakhon Ratchasima province. It took place at Nakhon Ratchasima Provincial Public Health Office during 18th – 23rd November 2018. A total of 152 amputees from Nakhon Ratchasima and nearby provinces came and a total of 135 prosthetic legs were provided.
                       1. Syme Prosthesis                    Amount:     9 legs
                       2. BK Prosthesis                        Amount:     83 legs
                       3. BK Prosthesis for Agriculture                   Amount: 11 legs
                       4. TK Prosthesis                        Amount:     9 legs
                       5. AK Prosthesis                       Amount:     36 legs
                       6. Hip Disarticulation Prosthesis                   Amount: 1 leg
          In addition, the Prostheses Foundation, collaborated with Chiang Mai Institute for Skill Development, Department of Skill Development, Ministry of Labor, organized a professional development course for 21 disability equipment technicians. The Prostheses Foundation also provided a workshop on evaluation and care for amputees with leg prostheses for 37 physicians and physical therapists of Nakhon Ratchasima so that they have the knowledge to care for amputees with prosthetic legs. During this royal mobile prosthesis unit, the amputees and their relatives also had an opportunity to learn skills, such as how to make inhalers, ointments, honey soap, dish soap, and sandalwood flowers; the courses were provided by Nakhon Ratchasima Institute for Skill Development.