09 April 2020 – Established project to manufacture ventilators

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Type of Intervention: Health services
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Level of Jurisdiction: National
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Overview: The Government of South Africa established the National Ventilator Project to mobilise the country’s technical and industrial resources to manufacture non-invasive ventilators.
Full details here: https://www.gov.za/speeches/president-cyril-ramaphosa-extension-coronavirus-covid-19-lockdown-end-april-9-apr-2020-0000