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Monday, February 12, 2024
The Arab American University Hosts the Director General of the Turkish Golden Child Organization

The Vice President of the Arab American University - Ramallah Campus, Professor Dr. Mohammad Asia, and the Director of the Prosthetics and Orthotics Factory, Engineer Mustafa Irshaid, met with the representative of the Turkish delegation, the Director General of the Turkish Golden Child Organization, Mr. Ali Koyungu.

The meeting included an introductory tour of the largest and only prosthetics and orthotics factory in the Middle East, which is concerned with the field of manufacturing and providing high-quality limbs at the national and regional levels, due to the factory’s distinction in employing modern technology in this field, which contributes fundamentally to facilitating the daily life of patients who have lost one of their limbs.

Tuesday, September 14, 2021
The Faculty of Allied Medical Sciences in AAUP Visits Medical Organizations in Bethlehem to Discuss Training Opportunities for Prosthetics Program Students

A Delegation from the Faculty of Allied Medical Sciences in Arab American University including Dr. Mohammad Amr- The Dean of the Faculty, faculty members, staff of the Public Relations Department and some students from the Prosthetics program visited the Military Medical Services and Life Gate Foundation in Bethlehem to understand their experience in manufacturing prosthetics, exchange experiences, discuss future collaboration relations and discuss collaboration opportunities in training students of the Prosthetics department.

The delegation had a tour in the departments of the Military Medical Services and Life Gate Foundation and watched how artificial limbs are being made and how to deal with people in need for those parts. In addition, the delegation discussed how to exchange experiences in this field especially that Arab American University will be finishing soon from building the largest laboratory to manufacture of artificial limbs in Palestine in order to train the students of the department and fulfill the needs of the artificial limbs in Palestine.

Monday, July 8, 2019
AAUP Announces the Start of a New Bachelors Program in Prosthetics and Orthotics Sciences to be the first of its kind in Palestine

AAUP Announces the Start of a New Bachelors Program in Prosthetics and Orthotics Sciences at Faculty of Allied Medical Science, accredit from both Ministries of Education and Health, in addition to the accreditation of the International Organization for Prosthetics and Orthotics Sciences, to be the first program of its kind in Palestine that aims to graduate professionals titled as Senior Specialist.

This program enables its graduates to diagnose the needs of prostheses and orthotics, and to engineer these organs according to each case, based on the knowledge and understanding of the principles of mechanical motion, human body surgery, engineering technology drawings, the designing electronic robotics and manufacturing them in factories, laboratories and clinics provided by the University in order to train the students, and welcoming patients with upper and lower amputations, patients with musculoskeletal disorders, fractures, bone malformations, paralysis of the central nervous system