Summary: The development and implementation of an innovative package to ensure the rapid and appropriate provision of emergency wheelchairs to injured and disabled people in humanitarian crises.
Following the design and development of the emergency wheelchair and support package, this project focuses on integrating the emergency wheelchair response into emergency programmes.
Innovation Factor: There is no other wheelchair which meets the specific requirements of emergency situations; this innovative product is specifically designed to be appropriate and supplied quickly.
Added Value: This product will enable a significant shift in international practice as it complements existing activities in the field.
Innovation Phases Description:
a. Training in emergency wheelchair response procedures
b. Integration of wheelchairs into emergency preparedness programmes
c. Implementation of emergency wheelchair response
d. Evaluation and dissemination of emergency wheelchair response package
Key Deliverables / Impact:
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