Leveraging Technology for Global Health: 3D printing in Rwanda

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The Government of Rwanda (GOR) has registered some of history's most remarkable gains in economic growth, healthcare, and education. As an early adopter of technology, the GOR has welcomed the advent 3-D printing as a sustainable solution to major public issues. In this essay, I outline achievements primarily in the health sector and several paths forward to realize the potential of additive manufacturing in this rapidly emerging economic context.