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Sabrina, a former factory worker, lost one of her upper limbs in an accident. It has been four years she is unemployed and…
Artificial Limbs using 3D Printer
Sabrina, a former factory worker, lost one of her upper limbs in an accident. It has been four years she is unemployed and leading a miserable life. She neither can work at home nor get a job somewhere. She wants her normal life back but artificial limb implants are expensive and it has to be imported from abroad. The financial instability is not allowing her to dream of a normal life again. There are thousands of people like Sabrina who lost their limbs in mishaps and cannot afford artificial limb implant treatment. Prosthetic limbs made by 3D printer would provide a very cost effective service for victims like Sabrinaif the service is implemented in Bangladesh. Service Innovation Fund of A2Ihas introduced 3D Printer for producing artificial body parts that can be availed by people with physical disabilities. This initiative is solely for the purpose of serving unfortunate people like Sabrina.