Dr. V.J.S. Vohra
Senior Consultant
(Prosthetics-Orthotics)
Certified by:
Rehabilitation Council of India
Hony. Prosthetic Adviser:
Govt. of Punjab
Govt. of Haryana
Chandigarh Administration
Govt. of Himachal Pradesh
 

Newsletter

News Bulletin No. 1202

01/04/2012

A Ray........ This Abled Times ... Jyot of hope! 

Otto Bock Certified Clinical Partner
 
News Bulletin No. 1202          Editor: Dr. V.J.S. Vohra
Disabled Empowerment and Rehabilitation (DEAR)
 
Otto Bock German world leader partners with Dr. V.J.S. Vohra
Brings cutting-edge technology in artificial limbs within reach of Persons with Disability
 
India with its estimated 9.0 million disabled population; is one of the largest Rehabilitation Industry in the world, where a large number of people with disability need artificial limbs, supportive devices and wheelchairs. People with locomotor disability need access to sophisticated rehabilitation facilities. To add to the misery, major high quality rehabilitation clinics are located in large metros and hence, are out of reach.

To change that Chandigarh’s Dr. V.J.S. Vohra has been appointed as Consultant of Otto Bock HealthCare India, the global leader in prosthetic technology, and Dr. Vohra’s MediRehab Systems has become Otto Bock Certified Clinical Partner.

Nevedac Prosthetic Clinic: MediRehab Systems was founded by Dr. V. J. S. Vohra who is a Hony. Prosthetic Adviser to Governments of Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh and Himachal; and Co-founder of Nevedac Prosthetic Centre. Since 1973, Dr. Vohra has been providing high quality artificial limbs in Chandigarh.

Otto Bock HealthCare is a 100% owned subsidiary of Otto Bock GMBh, a 90 year old German multinational. It’s the only multinational company directly investing into India’s Rehabilitation Industry. Otto Bock is associated with more than one landmark technologies in this field like C-leg microprocessor controlled knee joint system and Michelangelo multiarticulating electronic hand system.

In India, the company is present since 1998 and operates a national network of state-of-the-art Rehabilitation Clinics.

Otto Bock will make available high quality components and materials and know-how of an experienced Otto Bock Clinical professional at Dr. Vohra’s Clinic for consultations and fitments on a regular basis. Dr. Vohra’s status of Honorary Consultant to state governments will entitle Govt. employees for reimbursement of costs incurred towards artificial limbs and other devices, fitted via this entity.

“Our partnership is the first step towards making quality artificial limbs accessible as well as affordable. State reimbursements of patients fitted through the partnership will set a precedence in India. Eventually, access to better funds will drive the Rehabilitation Industry’s technological growth resulting into better quality of life for people with disability.” said Mr. Bernard O’Keeffe, Managing Director, Otto Bock HealthCare.

For further details Dr. V.J.S. Vohra may be consulted through www.nevedac.com or call 9814006829
 
Nevedac Hearing Aids
 
Nevedac Clinic is now also providing digital hearing aids which are as small, comfortable and attractive as they are powerful, and these comfortably fit behind the ears (BTE). They have limited impact on patient's appearance. Most people won’t even notice that you are wearing one. Our digital hearing aids have high sound quality and sophisticated technology, which are closest to natural hearing. These hearing instruments are of reputed international brands of Unitron and Phonak.
 
All facilities at Nevedac Clinic are reimbursable for Government Employees.
 
 
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