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2.2. Spinal Cord Injury Resources in AFRICA
AbleChildAfrica works with local partner NGOs in Africa to change the lives of young disabled people. They champion the rights of young disabled people and work to improve their access to healthcare, education and employment opportunities.
Community Based Rehabilitation Africa Network
CAN is an NGO which aims at facilitating the sharing of information about community based services for Persons with Disabilities and their families in African countries.
FOCOS (The Foundation of Orthopedics and Complex Spine)
The mission of FOCOS is to provide comprehensive, affordable orthopedic and spine care to underserved communities in Ghana and throughout West Africa.
Africa Surgery, Inc., is a ecumenical, non-profit organization dedicated to bringing healing, giving health, and offering hope to ill and suffering African people, especially to those in Sierra Leone, one of the continents poorest countries. To accomplish this mission, Africa Surgery Inc. facilitates the diagnosis and treatment of those afflicted with Potts Disease (Tuberculosis of the spine) as well as those needing surgical, medical, and other health related assistance. Africa Surgery Inc. works collaboratively with programs and facilities which can provide these life-giving services; it includes material, logistical, educational, and other support services needed to enhance local medical and health initiatives and institution.