Ventilators manufactured in Pakistan are international quality,Shibli Faraz says
ISLAMABAD: The federal science and technology minister Shibli Faraz said Tuesday while he chaired a briefing session over the progress of local ventilator manufacturing, among medical equipment, that Pakistan-made technology would be state of the art, ARY News reported.
he briefing underscored that so far the ministry has prepared 57 ventilator designs out of which 16 were approved for the ICU requirementshttps://tpc.googlesyndication.com/safeframe/1-0-38/html/container.html
In the session today, it was noted that 16 of them can fulfill the requirements of the ICUs and it said that at least ventilator designs prepared by the National Engineering and Scientific Commission (NESCOM) have been approved by Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC) as well.
These two designs are now in the clinical assessment process by the Drug Regulatory Authority of Pakistan (DRAP) awaiting their approval, said the briefing.
Should the DRAP approve it and commission its make, the briefing said it would have made at least 50 of these two designs in the two months after the date of approval.
Independently, the ventilator configuration arranged by Alsons Group of Karachi is too under appraisal by DRAP and after the medication administrative affirms it, the organization can create 10 ventilators in a month following dispatching.
Every one of these ventilators qualify the worldwide guidelines, guaranteed the preparation to which the government serve said due advances will be taken for all the quality hardware made in the nation to be enlisted by DRAP timely.