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Sidecar to the rescue in poorest countries

According to the World Health Organization, some three-quarters of medical devices given by rich countries to developing nations remain unused.

In response, the Institution of Mechanical Engineers has called for the development of technologies better suited to emerging nations.

At its London headquarters, the organisation has been showcasing a range of technologies specifically engineered to work in challenging environments.

  • 14 Sep 2011
  • From the section Health