In addition to its value as a generally available medical device, iWALKFree also shows great potential in aiding victims of landmines during their recovery period. The distinguished Major General Lewis W. MacKenzie, MSC. CD, (ret’d) – a Director of CANADALEG INC. – is actively assisting in these international efforts.
The potential humanitarian applications of iWALKFree are in fact so apparent that numerous aid organizations, including the Rotary International, have expressed interest in conducting field tests in developing countries. The Canadian Consulate General and Industry, Science, and Technology Canada sponsored a delegation to the International AID & TRADE Conference and Exhibition in New York, May 31-June 1, 2000, and invited CANADALEG INC. to participate. The event was produced in association with the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS).
“I have done some 44 two-week camps [for amputees] in some 22 developing countries in the world… I could see our patients leaving on a hands-free walking aid… I was most impressed … “
Jim James, President, T (http://peglegs NULL.co NULL.uk/wp-content/uploads/2010/06/jimjames NULL.jpg)he Artificial Limb Society of Ontario.