Kenya: Firm commences exporting Covid-19 swabs

3 weeks ago
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A company in Kenya in the business of manufacturing medical disposables has begun exporting Personal Protective Equipment and COVID 19 Viral Transport Medium (VTM) and Swabs to help in the fight against the pandemic.

Msn.com reported that Revital Health Care EPZ Limited has the capacity to produce 80,000 testing kits per day and is the only one in Africa certified to produce the reagents and PPEs.

The company has begun exporting the COVID 19 reagents to 14 countries including Uganda, Tanzania, Malawi, Namibia, and Zambia among others.

Ranjni Vora, chairman of Revital Health EPZ limited said the company is certified by the World Health Organisation and accredited with WHO-GMP ISO 13485 2016 EN ISO 9001 2015, CE mark and all products making to meet the International standards.

Speaking after a tour of the factory by Kilifi Governor Amason Kingi, Vora said the company started manufacturing two products but currently they are producing 34 products and intend to manufacture all the 1000 medical products.

”When COVID-19 came, my highlight was PPE Kits and COVID testing kits, it took me three months to get the right things done, the right approvals the right certification of my company and that’s how I started my products,” he explained.

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