The Keren Artificial Limb Plant has provided various services to over 700 disabled nationals, according to Mr. Maekele Tekeste, head of the Plant.
Keren, 10 January 2011 – The Keren Artificial Limb Plant has provided various services to over 700 disabled nationals, according to Mr. Maekele Tekeste, head of the Plant.
He explained that the plant is working diligently in manufacturing and distributing artificial limbs so as to relieve disabled persons from movement problem. Mr. Maekele further stated that artificial limbs were modified in assistance to 632 disabled nationals, while 81 crutches were distributed.
He went on to say that the rate of disability continues to decline thanks to the substantial investment being made in the health sector. There are plans to offer skill-upgrading training courses to staff members and nurturing young experts in the field. Mr. Maekele called on the general public, especially area administrators to encourage disabled nationals back up the activities of the Plant.
The Keren Artificial Limb Plant which operates under the umbrella of the Ministry of Labor and Human Welfare provides service to nationals suffering from different types of disability.