• Short Summary

    THIRTY-TWO STUDENTS FROM THIRTEEN AFRICAN COUNTRIES AND REPRESENTATIVES FROM EUROPE AND THE MIDDLE EAST ARE ATTENDING AN INTERNATIONAL COURSE IN PROSTHETICS AND ORTHOTICS IN KAMPALA, UGANDA.

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    THIRTY-TWO STUDENTS FROM THIRTEEN AFRICAN COUNTRIES AND REPRESENTATIVES FROM EUROPE AND THE MIDDLE EAST ARE ATTENDING AN INTERNATIONAL COURSE IN PROSTHETICS AND ORTHOTICS IN KAMPALA, UGANDA.

    TO THE LAYMAN, THE MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY IS KNOWN AS THAT PART OF SURGERY WHICH PERTAINS TO ARTIFICIAL LIMBS AND OTHER HUMAN DEFICIENCIES.

    THE GOVERNMENT OF UGANDA AND THE WORLD HEALTH ORGANISATION ARE CO-OPERATING WITH THE INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY FOR REHABILITATION OF THE DISABLED IN SPONSORING THE COURSE, WHICH WILL LAST UNTIL THE END OF JUNE AT KAMPALA'S MALAGO HOSPITAL.

    DAILY LECTURES ARE GIVEN BY LEADING WORLD AUTHORITIES ON THE SUBJECT, AFTER WHICH THE STUDENTS ARE ABLE TO UT IN PRACTICE WHAT THEY HAVE LEARNED. BASIC INSTRUCTION IN ANATOMY, PHYSIOLOGY, KINESIOLOGY AND BIO-MECHANICS WILL BE INTRODUCED LATER TO SUPPLEMENT THE COURSE. THESE PRESENTATIONS WILL BE GIVEN TWICE WEEKLY BY MEMBERS OF THE FACULTY OF UGANDA'S MAKERERE UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF MEDICINE.

    AT THE END OF THE COURSE, SUCCESSFUL STUDENTS WILL BE ACCORDED A GRADUATION CEREMONY AND PRESENTATION OF CERTIFICATES.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA7GSO3LT6IE6H3Y3JHX7GW3FND
    Media URN:
    VLVA7GSO3LT6IE6H3Y3JHX7GW3FND
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    27/03/1970
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:30:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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