DESIGNER : JOONGU KIM
“Pill maker”, a three dimensional printer, is designed to provide fast
and convenient medical services to people living in the least developed countries.
People living in poor countries die due to lack of medical benefits.
Since the 1970’s, various health benefits available in advanced countries
are not available in poor countries due to deepening economic gap between the two worlds.
*LDCs : Least Developed Countries.
As of 2009, there are 49 countries designated as poor including Cambodia, Angola, and Togo.
Medical assistance to poor countries using the 3D printing technology.
Pill maker Medical printer
Many living in the least developed countries are faced with various diseases.
They not only get proper treatment due to insufficient medical facilities and health care
personnel, but also easily exposed to commun icable diseases due to low immunity.
“Pill maker”, a three dimensional printer, is designed to provide fast and convenient medical
services to people living in the least developed countries.
Users can utilize the pill maker in self-diagnosis, prescribe and print pills to have
proper treatment regardless of insufficient medical facilities and health care personnel.
01 Small medicine container given to people free of charge.
The small medicine container is equipped with special printing panels withstanding
heat produced in printing and some medicine as well as first-aids.
When the medicine container is inserted, it is ready to diagnose.
03 Biopen for accurate diagnoses
Blood analysis provides accurate diagnosis without doctors or nurses helping patients.
04 Pill printing
After the blood analysis is done, pills are printed combining ingredients
in the medicine capsules according to the prescription.