- Undertakes support activities in poorer parts of the world to help improve Prosthetics and Orthotics services. In particular ISPO assists in implementing education programs, organizes workshops and seminars and contributes to developing the overall standards of education and services to the disabled.
- In collaboration with the World Health Organization, develops education and training curricula for prosthetists and orthotists (ISPO Category I professionals), as well as orthopaedic technologists (ISPO Category II professionals).
- Provides recognition for Category I and II levels to educational programs and associated professional pathways offered by schools and training institutions around the world.
- Compiles and reviews practice standards for P&O professionals through education symposia, curriculum updating, material and product evaluation and classification.
- Organizes world congresses, consensus conferences, short courses, workshops and consultative meetings
- Publishes its own scientific journal Prosthetics and Orthotics International and develops course and conference reports and other publications.
ISPO Activity Reports
ISPO Audit reports