Border Prosthetics: Helping amputees with specially made prosthetics on the Myanmar-Thailand border, Al Jazeera, The Cure

Video focuses on Ma Ker, a mine victim from Burma and Director of the Prosthetics Deparment of the Mae Tao clinic. Mae Tao provides artificial limbs to all who cross the border, regardless of their status during the conflict. Most of the recipients are landmine victims. Interviewer asks a member of the Backpack Health Worker Teams where they might encounter landmines when providing health services, he outlines five areas on a map.

Not within this video, the Landmine Monitor has found that availability to prosthetic limbs is on the increase in Myanmar, however the numbers coming across the border are not dropping according to this interview suggesting that demand is greater than supply, even with increased availability within the country.

 
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