Organisations

OVCI

Italy

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OVCI la Nostra Famiglia
Via Don Luigi Monza 1
22037 Ponte Lambro (CO)

A NGO, recognized by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, that carries out projects of development cooperation for the benefit of people, mainly in children, in situations of social and disability through interventions:

Rehabilitation
Formation
Social work
Basic medicine
Development Education

The NGO works abroad in South Sudan, Sudan, Brazil, Ecuador, China and Morocco. It is active in Italy with the "entertainment groups" present in 6 regions

ROMP Range of Motion Project

USA

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PO Box 100915
Denver, CO 80250
United States

ROMP is a non-profit, for-impact healthcare organization dedicated to providing prosthetic care to those without access to these services. 

Our Model

All amputees deserve the best care possible. We refurbish donated components, purchase new components, and even invent components— whatever it takes to get our patients what they need.

Our Strategy

Quality Clinical Care:

Provide medical care based on medical need, not cost
Apply evidence-based standards that offer the best outcomes
Develop and distribute high-quality technologies at low cost

 

Local Investment:

Train and employ local practitioners to provide services
Strengthen local health systems through strategic partnerships
Stimulate development through buying and hiring locally

 

Advocacy:

Raise public awareness of the global lack of prosthetic and orthotic care
Enable those with disabilities to redefine their human potential
Connect people of all backgrounds in common cause

LOH Medical

USA

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318 Davis Street
Clarks Summit, PA
18411

Loh Medical is a supplier of durable medical equipment that specialises in providing assistive and rehabilitative technology to people with disabilities.

Examples of their products include power mobility equipment such as scooters and power chairs, pediatric pacer gait trainers, and other orthopedic devices. They are experts at assisting medical professionals, distributors and individuals in the selection of appropriate assistive technology, with a special focus on mobility.

LOH Medical knows the logistical and documentation needs of the international markets.

Their technical support assures many years of satisfaction for our customers, and the assurance of innovative solutions for special needs.

Users can visit their website to find the contact information for specific regions. LOH Medical has dedicated staff and offices located in key areas for easy accessibility to their clients.  

Y Care International (YMCA)

UK

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3-9 Southampton Row
London WC1B 5HY

The international development agency of the YMCA movement. Focuses on the needs and contributions of young people in the developing world, who face the severest of economic and social conditions. They aim to provide financial support for projects that aim to promote self-sufficiency. Funds are chanelled through local YMCAs, which develop projects with their local communities. They aim to broaden the opportunities available to marginalised young people and enable them to escape the poverty trap. They also aim to raise the awareness of development issues in the UK

Terre Des Hommes Switzerland

Switzerland

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Terre des hommes
Avenue de Montchoisi 15
CH-1006 Lausanne
Postfach
4018 Basel

Created in 1960's, the mission of Terre de hommes has been to come to the aid of children in need.  The mission aims to defend the rights of children, in times of war and natural disasters or distress.  Terre de hommes has developed in two core areas: healthcare and child protection.