Equipment Conundrum in Sarajevo

In Sarajevo, although adaptive aids such as walkers, wheelchairs and cushions are available through government funding to people with disabilities, there is very little training for those health professionals recommending the equipment. Therefore, suitability and use of the equipment may not be functional for the individual. Furthermore, there are limited resources for people with disabilities…

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Occupational Therapy in Sarajevo

After our first mission in Sarajevo, it clearly became evident to us that there was a general lack of awareness and knowledge of adaptive equipment used for personal care. While the purpose and theory of Occupational Therapy is taught at the university level in a few health care programs, the government of Bosnia and Herzegovina…

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