Friday, November 1, 2013

TOCA is proud to support SIGN!

TOCA is proud to support SIGN! 

SIGN ( provides orthopedic care in the developing world through education, mentorship and most importantly by providing free implants. These impacts have been designed to be placed without the need for electricity or X-ray, making them the only intramedullary implant currently designed for austere conditions. They actually manufacture and ship these implants to over 250 hospitals in 50+ countries.

Most people don't realize that 2/3 of the world has no access to orthopedic care and in the developing world road traffic accidents are a bigger problem than TB, AIDS and Malaria combined.

This is a tremendous organization and a brief history is told by the founder:


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