Biography - Mrs. Hellena Kumire
Senior Occupational Therapist, Windhoek Central Hospital, Namibia. Hellena has 13 years of experience as an Occupational Therapist for individuals with physical ailments. She recently completed her Master’s In Public Health (MPH) with UNISA and is a DARE consult certified advanced wheelchair seating practitioner with a broad experience for provision of appropriate wheelchairs to PWDs across all age groups in Southern Africa. Her strong passion and enthusiasm for assistive technology grew while working for Shonaquip Pvt Ltd from 2011 to 2014. She was actively involved in training of health professional on WHO Basic Guidelines on Wheelchair Provision in South Africa, Botswana, Namibia and Zimbabwe. Currently practices as a Paediatric OT for Ministry of Health & Social services Namibia.