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Locally made 100% reusable, recyclable, and eco-friendly. The developers have partnered with NGOs to distribute GIVOs to the most vulnerable and at-risk groups
across Nigeria – at no charge. According to GIVO, the face shield is the only sustainably made PPE in the Nigerian market, and the company has partnered with NGOs to distribute the shields to the most vulnerable and at-risk groups for free, across Nigeria.


Invented by 20-year-old Usman Dalhatu, a mechanical engineering student at the Ahmadu Bello University in Nigeria, with his partners Dr Yunusa Muhammad Garba of the Human Anatomy department at Gombe University and Aliyu Hassan a mechatronics engineer, have invented a portable E-vent automatic ventilator as their effort in the country’s fight against COVID-19.


In August, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) started offering Infection, Prevention and Control for COVID-19 free online courses to healthcare workers. Modules includ: Standard precau-tions; Use of PPE; and Environmental cleaning.

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