The Kenya Bureau of Standards, KEBS certified the first locally manufactured ventilator. The ventilator dubbed Pumuashi 3.0 was developed by the Kenya Association of Manufacturers KAM Automotive Sector led by Mutsimoto Limited.
The ICU ventilator can be used by both paediatrics and adults weighing up to 180 kilograms. it can also run for at least 24 hours without power and can run on solar energy. The ventilator will now be patented and produced for both local and international markets. The certification of Pumuaishi 3.0 is a testament to the manufacturing sector capacity for self-sufficiency, using both local raw materials and expertise to develop the ventilator.
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