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PRSP Swat  

 

Swat (pronounced [ Pashto: سوات) is a valley and an administrative district in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province, located close to the Afghan-Pakistan border. It is the upper valley of the Swat River, which rises in the Hindu Kush range. The capital of Swat is Saidu Sharif, but the main town in the Swat valley is Mingora. It was a princely state (see Swat (princely state)) in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa until it was dissolved in 1969. The valley is almost entirely populated by ethnic Pashtuns (Afghans). The language spoken in the valley is Pashto/Pakhto. With high mountains, green meadows, and clear lakes, it is a place of great natural beauty and is popular with tourists as "the Switzerland of the region".

Facts & Figures

District

Swat

Total Area in Sq.Kms

5337                   

Total population

1257602

Total no of union councils

6

PRSP Swat

Swat rehab centre is functioning since 2007 in Central hospital Saidu Sharif Swat. The mission is to enhance the quality of life for handicapped persons by providing them the orthopedics Assistive devices.

Due to the increase number of disability resulting by  the war conflict in swat, Before long a regional center will be build in Mingora, where the disabled persons will endow with both prosthetics and orthotics services. Also a Mobile Unit gets underway for the outreach program to provide services for the PWDs at the doorstep and concentrate to upraise awareness in the community.

Location: Central wing Saidu Teaching Hospital

Telephone:0946-725026

Services provided at the center:

PRSP Swat is providing orthotic treatment for post-polio paralysis, TEV patients and prosthetic treatment for lower limb