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Mission to Nepal – surgical education and innovation in disaster affected regions


The disastrous Nepal earthquake of 2015 left the health and surgical care systems of the country in disarray. To support and train local surgeons, a team of UK specialists undertook three missions to the country. Following the first mission a patient who suffered a road traffic accident was brought to their attention, culminating in what is believed to be the country’s first customised 3D printed orbital implant.

Manufacturing solutions from the EMAG Group – a partner in emerging markets

Dieter Kollmar, Managing Director EMAG Holding GmbH

One example is the automotive industry. According to the association for the German automotive industry (VDA) China’s share of the market in passenger cars increased by 59% and that of Brazil by 18% during the first few months of 2013. The same market is also growing apace in India and Russia. For a long time,…