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AIDEX 2022

The annual AIDEX Sports Festival organised by the Colombo Friend-in-Need Society was held on 13th November, 2022, after a gap of 2 years due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

AIDEX 2022 on Sunday, 13th November

The annual sports festival organised by CFINS will be held on Sunday, 13th November, 2022.

Social Stigma – Help create awareness to change society’s mindset 

By providing a limb to a child we help them get back to their school and take part in educational and sports activities. They are better able to reintegrate into society. We must create better awareness as there is a… Continue Reading →

Why does a person who is growing need a new limb every 6 months?

We normally provide the Jaipur type casual limbs (for adults) and provide the modular limbs which are better aligned to children and young adults. The cost of a modular limb is much higher than a casual limb. Since a child… Continue Reading →

Prosthetist & Orthotist

Prosthetist and Orthotist is a health care profession that is part of the healthcare professional team. The field is commonly referred to as P&O.  Prosthetist  A prosthetist is healthcare profession who provide clinical assessment, prescription, design, fabrication of Prostheses, gait analysis… Continue Reading →

Launch of the New Website and Blog/Archives

A revamped website and a separate site for the Blog/Archives of CFINS were launched on 15th October, 2022, with new features.

AIDEX Sports Festival

The annual sports meet organised by CFINS, which features over 60 events including track & field events, cycling, wheelchair races, archery and special events for the children…

Education Grants

This grant helps differently-abled children continue their schooling without interruption. Grants are provided from grade one until they complete their University Education…

How Diabetes can lead to amputation

Diabetes is linked to two other conditions that raise the chances of foot amputation: peripheralartery disease (PAD) and diabetic neuropathy.PAD can narrow the arteries that carry blood to the legs and feet and make the patient morelikely to get ulcers… Continue Reading →

Self-employment Programmes

Enabling patients to undertake income generating activities in order to support themselves and live an independent life…

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