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University of Toronto developed solution for 3D printing artificial limbs going global

June 23, 2016

The Star | June. 22, 2016

After a clin­i­cal tri­al in Ugan­da last year, non-prof­it Nia Tech­nolo­gies Inc. aims to scale up the 3D print­ing fix across the devel­op­ing world. Accord­ing to data from the World Health Orga­ni­za­tion, in many low-income and mid­dle-income coun­tries only about 5 to 15 per cent of peo­ple have access to the assis­tive devices (includ­ing pros­thet­ics, but also hear­ing aids and wheel­chairs) they need. Read more.