KAFO


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AcronymDefinition
KAFOKnee Ankle Foot Orthotic
KAFOKorean Association of Futures and Options (conference; Seoul, South Korea)
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Speaking to Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) on Tuesday on sidelines of a KAFO event in Al-Seef Palace, Al-Ibrahim said the gathering was an opportunity to exchange ideas and educate people about the value of KAFO.
Al-Ibrahim said: "Following the vision and direction of His Highness, the Amir to continue to empower the youth of Kuwait, we initiated KAFO following the national youth project.
In our study, we also improved our FA patients' functional independence by giving them an AFO or a KAFO in addition to the orthopedic shoes, and reduced the joint problems.
From university of Delaware, US AAFO [20] Seoul and Korea from Yonsei University KAFO [21] The Department of Mechanical Engineering of the Ottawa University Leg orthoses HAL [22] University of Tsukuba, exoskeleton robots Japan BLEEX [23, 24] Kazeroom et al.
M'Pessoba is bounded by the following communes: Karagouana Malle to the north; Fakolo Zanian and Tao to the east; Kafo Fboli to the west; and Fakola to the south.
A portion of the knee-ankle-foot orthosis (KAFO) user population would still require an orthosis that rigidly controls knee flexion during every step for confident and safe locomotion.
* Reforzar la participacion de organizaciones de la region y de las regiones vecinas, como Wassu Kafo, Aldeas Infantiles, WEC, MRC, NSF o los ayuntamientos de muchos municipios de Cataluna, Espana, presentes en la region y que deberian ser convocados para aunar esfuerzos en pro de crear un efecto sinergico que pueda conllevar una mejora en la salud nutricional de la poblacion infantil de la zona.
Puppo Avila, Manual on Female Genital Mutilation/Cutting for Health Professionals, Interdisciplinary Group for the Prevention and Study of Harmful Traditional Practices, UAB and Wassu Kafo Gambia, Banjul, Gambia, 2010.
Students were given the responsibility for data collection, under the supervision of their tutors and trainers from Wassu Gambia Kafo (WGK), the non-governmental organization that supported the study.
"In that case, we try to help them increase their production by multiplying the number of Kafo, the local name for traditional beehives," said Zerihun.
The patient was placed in a knee-ankle-foot orthosis (KAFO), which provided support to her unstable knee, to be worn all day and removed at night.
Attending the handing-over ceremony was also Spanish Ambassador to Lebanon, Juan Carlos Kafo; Director of the Near East and North Africa Department, Nadim Khoury; African-Asian Organization's Director General, Adam Yehia, and several delegations from the Spanish Embassy and the UNDP.