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Jordan: How 3D printing is cutting the cost of prosthetics

By: Jeanne LAVENANT | Sanam SHANTYAEI Follow | Stéphanie CHEVAL | Sonia BARITELLO
1 min

Four years ago, several young engineers from Jordan started making 3D prosthetics for patients with war wounds. Now backed by the French NGO Doctors Without Borders, the project has become an example of how 3D technology could be the solution to poor access to prosthetics, which is a reality around the world. Our correspondents in Jordan report.


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