UKRAINIANS TO LEARN GERMAN EXPERIENCE IN PROTHESIS
Under the auspices of STALMED, official distributor of Touch Bionics in Ukraine, several Ukrainian specialists and prosthetist will go to Germany to get experience at folding bionic hands prosthesis.
'Until now Ukraine had problems with functional bioelectric hand prosthesis production that’s why our soldiers had to get their prosthesis abroad. Our organization has always affirmed that it is very necessary to launch domestic prosthesis production as Ukrainian analogues will be a way cheaper and we will get a chance to give maintenance to this prosthesis for our soldiers', Oleksiy Krasnoshchok, the head of volunteer project pidmoga.info, mentioned.
The volunteer says that the cost of prosthesis installation abroad and rehabilitation is about 1,096,000 Hr. excluding post warranty service (about 150 living wages).