drvarun sqMedical 3D Printing & Bioprinting

Dr Varun Tyagi is a medical doctor who practices in India and writes about remarkable and historical landmarks throughout the medical world.  Dr Varun believes that 3D printing can help democratize medical care, making medical devices affordable and available to everyone on the planet.

Startup Kijenzi Paves New Path For 3D Printing And Health In Kenya

Kijenzi, a tech startup with co-founders John K. Gershenson, Benjamin Savonen and students, was born out of Penn State Humanitarian Engineering and Social Entrepreneurship program (HESE), and their recent objective was to provide 3D printers to clinics in more distant areas of Kenya. To further the cause, they worked on CAD files that can be accessed by the medical teams at Kenyan clinics to fabricate their own 3d printed equipments. Their new system of 3D Printing and Medical Supply Chain has won them the second place in IdeaMakers Challenge also.

Source: https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/article/2000226615/kenya-healthcare-priorities-all-wrong