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Arbutus Medical is an orthopaedic equipment company developing innovative devices for use around the world. 

Media Coverage

Arbutus Medical is a surgical equipment company developing innovative devices for orthopedic surgery in low-resource environments and developing countries.

News Stories

September 6, 2019 | Veterinary Practice News - Arbutus Medical donates orthopedic tools to charitable groups

February 4, 2019 | The New Yorker - “Reverse Innovation” Could Save Lives. Why Aren’t We Embracing It?

January 29, 2019 | Medgadget - Arbutus Medical’s New Low-Cost Surgical DrillCovers: Interview with CEO Lawrence Buchan

September 1, 2019 | De Ingenieur - Afedekhoes Beschermt Boor Chirurg

October 27, 2017 | The Guardian - The cheap innovations the NHS could take from sub-Saharan Africa

January 1, 2017 | UBC Catalyst for Innovation - Operating from a Good Place: The Making of a Social Venture

September 1, 2016 | Core77 - This Ingenious Drill Accessory Will Save Lives and Limbs

August 2, 2016 | The New York Times - Cover Lets Household Drills Be Used in Surgery

July 30, 2016 | The University of British Columbia, Department of Mechanical Engineering - Arbutus Medical receives $1 million to expand in Asia and Africa

July 21, 2016 | Vice Media - How to Make a Hardware Store Drill Into a Surgical Tool

November 5, 2015 | The Ubyssey - Arbutus Medical is making surgery safe for everyone

August 17, 2015 | Al Jazeera - Safe Surgery Innovations in Uganda

December 22, 2014 | BBC - Fixing bones with a household drill