Right Image: Open Works, Baltimore, USA; Devon Rowland
Fostering community-led responses to global crises.
OSMS provides a curated open-source design library, and guidance to support local groups in effectively organizing fabrication and distribution efforts to meet the local demand for COVID-19 supplies.
MAKE MEDICAL SUPPLIES
Explore our library of over 100+ Open Source Projects. Create Medical Supplies and PPE for you and your community.
FIND A LOCAL RESPONSE GROUP
There are Local Response Groups all over the world making medical supplies. Find a group near you, or start your own.
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OSMS started as a Facebook Group sharing knowledge, ideas and designs, and is now up to 73,500 members. Connect with our international community!
See the impact of our global community addressing medical supply shortages.
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Countries with Active Local Response Efforts
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Supplies Delivered by the Global Community
Here, we’ve gathered stories about the individuals that stepped up to provide
medical supplies for their communities.
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