printAbility Project in Uganda


By Amy Ratelle on Feb 17th, 2015

CBC News - Canadian researchers and a 3D printer are making medical history in Uganda.

The Canadian team from the University of Toronto recently helped a young Ugandan woman walk with the world’s first functional 3D-printedprosthetic leg socket, the critical customized element that is the main component of an artificial limb. 

"It makes me feel proud ... it’s prestigious," says Ruth Nakaye, the 20-year-old from Kampala who received the team’s first prosthesis. For the full article, click here.

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