16 March 2020 – Centralised purchase of protective equipment and testing materials

This item is sourced from COVID-19 Policy Watch co-ordinated by Policy. We are in the process of gathering further information and aligning taxonomies for these items.

Type of Intervention: Medical products and medicines
Sectors Involved:
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency:

Overview: The Swedish Government decided that the National Board of Health and Welfare shall become the national procurer of personal protective equipment and testing materials for Covid-19, as well as other critical medical equipment.

The Board will also have the capacity to redistribute equipment as needed between the regions, counties and municipalities.
Full details here: https://www.regeringen.se/pressmeddelanden/2020/03/fordelning-av-sjukvardsmaterial-till-foljd-av-covid-19/