Glia Project


Eco Friendly 3D Printing? Emergency Response to Extreme Weather

Immediately in the wake of Hurricane Maria, small communities in Puerto Rico found themselves relying on the few sites that maintained electricity after the island’s gas power plant went offline….

3D Printed Tourniquets Deployed During Gaza Protests

Since the end of March, Palestinian protests have been held in the Gaza Strip to demand that Palestinian refugees be allowed to return to Israel, and also to protest the…

3D Printed, Open Source Glia Stethoscope Receives Clinical Validation

Dr. Tarek Loubani spent some time working in hospitals in the Gaza Strip during the worst of the chaos and violence that is unfortunately still going on there. Due to…

3D Printing Fills in the Gaps in Gaza’s Medical Supplies

In al-Shifa, the largest hospital in Gaza, there are only two stethoscopes in each department. Most doctors diagnose patients by putting an ear to a chest and listening the old-fashioned…

Made in Gaza: Glia Project Offers Open Source, Low-Cost, Locally 3D Printed Medical Supplies

Last month, we covered news of Dr. Tarek Loubani’s Glia Project, which seeks to bring 3D printed medical equipment to the areas that need it most–starting with the much-beleaguered Gaza…

Doctor in Gaza Strip Creates World Class 3D Printed Stethoscope for Just $0.30

While health care, insurance, and skyrocketing costs are a red hot topic in the U.S., we certainly expect that when we walk into an emergency room, medical tools will abound….