Trialing 3D-printed bespoke orthotics to refugees with Humanity and Inclusion


SUMMARY: The civil war in South Sudan has caused over 3.5 million people to flee the country and seek refuge in neighbouring countries. Many people who escape from South Sudan end up in the refugee camps in the northern region of Uganda. Due to personal circumstances and the violent nature of the war, severe musculoskeletal injuries, traumas and amputations are unfortunately common among many refugees. People with physical disabilities, often face additional difficulties in their lives within a refugee camp due to access problems, social exclusion and isolation.

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Published: Monday, April 1, 2019

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 13, 2020

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