Copyright © 2024

The work of Euromaidan Press is supported by the International Renaissance Foundation

When referencing our materials, please include an active hyperlink to the Euromaidan Press material and a maximum 500-character extract of the story. To reprint anything longer, written permission must be acquired from [email protected].

Privacy and Cookie Policies.

Ukraine establishes modern prosthetics workshop in Lviv to help civilians and soldiers affected by Russian war

A prosthetic hand is seen at the UNBROKEN National Rehabilitation Center.
Ukraine establishes modern prosthetics workshop in Lviv to help civilians and soldiers affected by Russian war

A modern prosthetics workshop has been established in Nezlamni (“unbroken”) National Rehabilitation Center in Lviv. The Center is the place where adults and children affected by the war receive comprehensive qualified medical care, including reconstructive surgery and robotic prosthetics.

Tools for designing prosthetic devices are seen at the UNBROKEN National Rehabilitation Center in Lviv.

Ten prosthetics specialists in the workshop, backed by the Maltese Aid Service and the government of Germany, will design 100 devices for Ukrainians wounded and injured in the hostilities.

The team consists of both experienced experts and young specialists. One of the members is Ilya Pylypenko, a tank operator who lost his leg in fighting. He is currently undergoing treatment at the “Nezlamni” Center and will soon receive a prosthetic leg.

“We are opening this workshop to increase our capacity by five times because every month, we receive more and more requests from Ukrainians who lose their limbs. It is our responsibility to care for them,” said Oleg Samchuk, CEO of the First Medical Union of Lviv.

He has emphasized that those who need an amputation and seek medical assistance in the Center should also receive prompt surgical treatment and be fitted with a prosthesis to recover and return to an entire life as soon as possible.

You could close this page. Or you could join our community and help us produce more materials like this.  We keep our reporting open and accessible to everyone because we believe in the power of free information. This is why our small, cost-effective team depends on the support of readers like you to bring deliver timely news, quality analysis, and on-the-ground reports about Russia's war against Ukraine and Ukraine's struggle to build a democratic society. A little bit goes a long way: for as little as the cost of one cup of coffee a month, you can help build bridges between Ukraine and the rest of the world, plus become a co-creator and vote for topics we should cover next. Become a patron or see other ways to support. Become a Patron!

To suggest a correction or clarification, write to us here

You can also highlight the text and press Ctrl + Enter

Please leave your suggestions or corrections here

    Euromaidan Press

    We are an independent media outlet that relies solely on advertising revenue to sustain itself. We do not endorse or promote any products or services for financial gain. Therefore, we kindly ask for your support by disabling your ad blocker. Your assistance helps us continue providing quality content. Thank you!

    Related Posts