First WHO Intermediate Wheelchair Service Training Held in Jiangsu

By CCD contributor: Enoch Cao , June 13, 2017 01:06 AM

The "WHO Intermediate Wheelchair Service Assembly Engineer Training" (Wechat account: Zhenjiang Home of The Reed Charity )

In order to improve the quality of technical personnel and speed up development for service of handicap assistive devices, the "WHO Intermediate Wheelchair Service Assembly Engineer Training" was co-hosted by the Amity Foundation and Joni and Friends on June 3-7, 2017. It was organized by the Reed's Family of Zhenjiang, in Xuande Church, Zhenjiang, Jiangsu Province. Over 20 people attended the training.

This is the first training of its kind in accordance with the WHO standard in mainland China.

The training included more than just basic skills. It focused on how to provide holistic care, including for physical recovery, mental health, social support, and spiritual growth. It stressed that the starting point is respect toward people and sincere love.

"We provide not only a wheelchair, but hope. Handicapped people can increase their mobility and fit into society with the help of appropriate wheelchairs. In the meantime, they can truly feel the care from society through the humble and sincere service," said a volunteer.

The trainees took written exams on basic knowledge of wheelchairs, wheelchair servicing, and took a practical during the training. Those who qualified received certificates issued by the Amity Foundation and Joni and Friends.

Trainees in Zhenjiang and Huai-an participated in distributing 210 and 140 wheelchairs respectively on June 8-10.

Translated by Grace Hubl

Related Article

Must Read

comments powered by Disqus

More from CCD

Guangzhou YWCA Spreads Correct Concepts of Sex through Cartoons

Since March 27, 2018, the Guangzhou YWCA has been posting a series of children's sex education cartoons on its WeChat account to help parents spread correct sex education to their children.

Head of Bible League International Visits CCC&TSPM

On April 10, 2018, a three-person delegation from Bible League International, including President Jos Snoep, visited CCC&TSPM.

When God is Near

Being near is not a matter of geography. Jesus is everywhere.

Friendship with God

How do we build our friendship with God?

8 Verses to Read this Palm Sunday

Which Bible verses should you read this Palm Sunday?

Pope Francis Shares Lesson about Gardening and How to Grow into Better Christians

Listen to Pope Francis' latest sermon for this Spring and how relates to Christian growth.

'I Can Only Imagine' Star Dennis Quaid Shares Why He Created Gospel Song 'On My Way to Heaven'

Check out how 'I Can Only Imagine' star Dennis Quaid changed after the movie and how his faith had blossomed further.

YWCA Japan Joins Nanjing Peace Pilgrimage

The fourth "Nanjing Peace Pilgrimage"took place in Nanjing from March 10 to 13, 2018, attended by members from the YWCAs of Japan and China.

Bible Verses About Healing That Will Encourage You

Which verses from the Bible should you read if you wish to heal yourself from heartaches and other problems?

Failure is Just the Beginning

Is failure really the end or is it the beginning?