SFD’s insight on the gender breakdown of physical rehabilitation services provided by the SFD partners.
In all, SFD’s projects provided services for over 51,700 people; produced 4,981 prostheses and 12,976 orthoses; and distributed 532 wheelchairs and 2,200 pairs of crutches.
Of the total number of prostheses delivered, 1,415 were for mine survivors (28%). Most of these were provided in centres in Nicaragua, Somalia and Viet Nam.
Data are based on statistics from January to December 2015 and services include physiotherapy.