31 March 2020 – Norwegian production of emergency ventilators increased

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Type of Intervention: Healthcare and public health capacity
Sectors Involved: Increase in medical supplies and equipment
Level of Jurisdiction: National
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Overview: The Norwegian companies Laerdal Medical and Servi have developed an emergency ventilator in collaboration with the Norwegian Defence Research Establishment that could help to double the number of breathing machines at Norwegian hospitals by the end of May. The Government is therefore guaranteeing project funding and has ordered 1,000 emergency respirators. The production of emergency ventilators in Norway is a collaboration between the Defence Research Establishment, Servi and Laerdal Medical.
Full details here: https://www.regjeringen.no/en/aktuelt/norwegian-production-of-emergency-ventilators/id2695890/