PH raises output of PPE, ventilators

MEDICAL GRADE coveralls and ventilators are now locally produced with a capacity of manufacturing 300,000 personal protective equipment (PPE) and 1,000 ventilators. “Investments (are) being implemented this July such as arrival and installation of equipment for N95 mask production, production of melt-down N88 middle filter, and non-woven polypropylene (NWPP) medical grade fabric needed for PPE production,” DTI’s technical report said. In a previous online media briefing, DTI Undersecretary Ceferino Rodolfo said “one of the challenges in producing PPE in the country is the raw materials for these products, such as the middle filter for N88 masks and fabric for medical-grade PPE.”

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