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Georgian Foundation for Prosthetic Orthopaedic Rehabilitation



Contact

Mamuka Gogorishvili
18-20 Lubliana
Tbilisi 0159
Georgia

(995 32) 522 899 (Phone)
(995 32) 522 899 (Fax)

Mamuka Gogorishvili, Irakli Mebonia, Sergo Magradze (Board of Directors), Director
http://www.gefpor.ge
18-20 Lubliana
Tbilisi, Georgia 0159
Georgia

(995 32) 522 899 (Phone)
(995 32) 522 899 (Fax)

Type of Organization

Non-profit


Service Areas

Regions: Europe
Countries: Georgia
Age Group: Adults, Children
Fees Charged: Sometimes


Services Provided

Prosthetic Fitting, Orthotic Fitting, Medical Equipment / Supplies, Prosthetic Fabrication, Orthotic Fabrication, Rehabilitation / Training
There is a facility/physical building for patient care at the specified location.


Needs

Financial Assistance

Materials, Components, and Equipment: New, Disassembled, Equipment, Used, Medical Supplies


General Background Information

Historical Information
Founded in 2003 by Mamuka Gogorishvili, Irakli Mbonia, Sergo Magradze
Total recipients of care to date: 4 299
Annual average recipients of care: 520
This organization has a business/financial relationship with another organization.
     Name: there are some partner organisations


Financial Information
Organization does NOT provide funding for volunteers.
Volunteer needs to raise individual funds for all expenses.
Currently and Historically, the organization's funding and contributions have come from:
        Business: 5%
        Government: 25%
        Other: 70%


Mission Statement
The Georgian Foundation for Prosthetic Orthopaedic Rehabilitation (GEFPOR) aims to ensure that all disabled people in Georgia have access to appropriate, quality and sustainable physical rehabilitation services without any discrimination.


Additional Information & Comments

The GEFPOR was founded in December 2003 on the base of the Orthopaedic Project of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), which has been successfully implemented in Tbilisi during 1994-2003. The GEFPOR presently is the leader in providing PO services throughout the country.
The foundation is staffed by highly qualified orthopaedic technologists, who are awarded ISPO (International Society of prosthetics and Orthotic) II category certificates.
Financially the GEFPOR activities still based mainly on international support - the International Committee of the Red Cross is the major donor of the foundation. From the begining of 2006 The GEFPOR has been kindly supported by the Canada Fund and Eurasia Foundation. The GEFPOR takes part in implementation of the Governmental programs assisting disabled persons.


This organization has endorsed the ISPO Code of Conduct for International Non-Governmental Prosthetics, Orthotics, and Mobility Assistance.


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