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Benchmark Statement: Prosthetics and Orthotics Services in Lebanon

International Committee of the Red Cross, Ministry of Public Health Republic of Lebanon, Rehabskills Limited and University of Balamand

Country: Lebanon

Classification: Movement

Year of Publication: 2020

Type of Article / Type of Report:
Desk Review

Main Idea or Research Questions:
Lebanese, Syrian and Palestinian people with physical disabilities living in Lebanon are confronted with a variety of barriers to accessing healthcare services and especially rehabilitation that includes prosthetic and orthotic devices. The absence of a unified and standardised prosthetic and orthotic coverage procedure makes access even more difficult.

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