Since the mid-1990s, ISPO has partnered with USAID in a number of projects that included evaluating and field-testing commonly used prosthetic and orthotic technologies and techniques, developing protocols and tools to measure the costs of rehabilitation, providing scholarships for prosthetics and orthotics training at ISPO-recognized schools, and assessing the impact of the training on the end user and quality of the treatment:

The Nippon Foundation commissioned a report to understand the impacts of its investment in orthotics and prosthetics training and clinical services in Asia: