Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

WHO Report on Health Care Waste

The World Health Organization recently raised concerns against the extra medical waste created by COVID-19 pandemic. The pandemic has put immense strain on medical waste management systems in the world. Key findings of WHO Report The World Health Organization alone ..



ICMR approves User-Friendly PPEs ‘NavRakshak’

Within a month, user-friendly Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Kit known by the name ‘NavRakshak’ are expected to be available in the Indian market as the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has approved it earlier this week for mass production ..


ANANYA: Disinfectant Spray developed by Defence Institute

The Pune based Defence Institute of Advanced Technology (DIAT) has developed Nano-Technology based disinfectant spray to fight against COVID-19. The spray has been named ANANYA. Highlights The spray can be used by common man, health care workers. Also, the spray ..



The Union Minister of India Shri Jitendra Singh recently launched COVID BEEP, the first physiological parameter monitoring system for COVID-19 patients. About COVID BEEP COVID BEEP is Continuous Oxygenation and Vital Information Detection Biomed ECIL ESIC Pod. It is the ..



The Defence Research Development Organization has developed the SUMERU PACS, that helps to reduce sweating of Personal Protective Equipment wearers. Highlights The DRDO scientists found that the PPE wearers felt very uncomfortable after wearing them for more than 30 minutes. ..


“Ultra Swachh” Booth developed by DRDO to disinfect PPEs

The Defence Research Development Organization (DRDO) developed a disinfection unit called Ultra Swachh. The unit is used to disinfect articles such as electronic items, Personal Protective Equipment, fabrics, etc. About the unit The Unit uses an advanced oxidative process called ..