Uganda Blog

We were in Uganda! In cooperation with the German association ProUganda e.V. we developed and tested our prostheses locally.
Here we share our impressions and results.

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Customized prostheses

Customized prostheses

May 20, 2021

On May 18, we outfitted young Elvis with his customized hand prosthesis. A big plus of 3D-printing is that every print can be individual. In this case, to meet the needs for his stump shape, we customized the prothesis by…

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Customized prostheses

Customized prostheses

On May 18, we outfitted young Elvis with his customized hand prosthesis. A big plus of 3D-printing is that every…

May 20, 2021
The first step towards empowerment

The first step towards empowerment

At Enevra, our mission is to develop a reliable 3D-printing framework that can be adopted by local orthopedic and medical…

May 17, 2021
Overcoming technical difficulties

Overcoming technical difficulties

When set up properly, 3D printing is a robust and reliable process. But in the first days in Uganda we…

May 14, 2021
The first tailor-made prosthesis

The first tailor-made prosthesis

When we traveled to Uganda, we already brought ready-made prostheses with us. This served as a backup for potential technical…

May 11, 2021
Gaining traction

Gaining traction

Today we had a new study participant. He is a priest at the local church and even invited us to…

May 7, 2021
Local Resources

Local Resources

To tailor our prostheses to local demands we try to use widely available materials and local sources. To adjust the…

May 6, 2021
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