China Association of Assistive Products (CAAP, originally titled as China Prosthesis and Orthosis Association) was established in November, 1986. Under the guidance of the Ministry of Civil Affairs of the People’s Republic of China, CAAP voluntarily consists of the enterprises, institutions, social groups belonging to the assistive products industry, the practitioners of this industry, experts, scholars, and leading figures of various circles of society. CAAP, as a non-for-profit national social organization, an independent legal entity and industrial association, is entrusted by the Ministry of Civil Affairs of the People’s Republic of China to administer the whole assistive products industry in China. CAAP is a member of International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics (ISPO).
CAAP insists on the aim of “Serve the Community, Serve the People with Disabilities, and Serve the Member of our Association”. CAAP strengthens the link among the government, both international and locally organizations and the service objects. Rallying and relying on the social power home and aboard, CAAP carries out technical exchanges and cooperation, maintains the domestic market order, enhances fair competition, improves the overall profits of the industry, protects the rights of the disabled and customers with legal provisions, and promotes rapid development of the assistive products industry in China.
The affiliated secondary institutions under CAAP include Academic Committee of Prosthetics and Orthotics, China Academy Committee of Hearing Aid and Cochlea Implant, Professional Committee of Wheelchairs, Professional Committee of Orbital implants, ……
During 2017 China (Beijing) International Assistive Products Exposition, policy promotion conference, innovation competitions, scientific research innovation forums, academic exchange forums and technology seminars will be organized. The participants of the prior events will be invited to visit our exposition.