"I became so interested in its activities that I requested a transfer to that lab and since then this has become my passion," she says, adding, "With my years of experience in anaplastology
, first through my work as a trainee with Atkins at Rashid Hospital and later through courses abroad that I pursued with the support of the government, I started Omniyati Prosthetics Arts Centre.
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A US-certified clinical anaplastologist who helped set up Rashid Hospital's 27-year-old anaplastology lab, Atkins said he was roped in by Dr Mohammad Jawad, the London-based British Pakistani plastic surgeon who performs reconstructive surgery on Pakistan's acid burn victims in the award-winning film.
"My name was recommended to director Daniel Junge by the US-based International Anaplastology Association (IAA) with which I have been associated for 20 years," he said.
"We have not seen the entire documentary and we do not know how much exposure Daril and the profession of anaplastology will receive," the statement said, but added, "Daril was able to provide her [Zakia] with an improved quality of life in a country with some of the fewest resources."
Michael Kaczkowski, director of anaplastology
for the Alatheia Prosthetic Rehabilitation Center near Jackson, Miss., says that in order for a prosthesis to be successful, it must look as "true" as possible.
"I am a senior member of the US-based International Anaplastology
Association (IAA) and my name was recommended to director Daniel Junge by them.