Self-assembled 3D printers produce essential medical supplies in Gaza

Self-assembled 3D printers produce essential medical supplies in Gaza

In the Gaza strip, blockades, economic downturn, and persistent conflict have made medical equipment and resources scarce and unaffordable. NGOs have been left to help to help with medical care, with Medecins Sans Frontières reporting that it performed most of its burns treatment and surgical operations on children under 16. However, even bringing in medical equipment through either Egypt or Israel has become increasingly difficult. To address this, members of the voluntary Glia medical project are using self-built 3D printers from inside Gaza to create what they cannot secure. Stethoscope .stls Dr. Tarek Loubani from Canada founded the Glia […]

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