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Updated in EWS Sep 9, 2020
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Innovate in the current minimum viable product of INDICASAT for the production and business model of the manufacturing of Viral Transport Medium (MTV in Spanish) necessary for the collection and protection of samples for diagnosis of COVID-19. This will translate in a prompt local response to the Ministry of Health(MINSA) and the health authorities of the region to respond to the global shortage of the reagent. Additionally, the project will explore the most effective knowledge transfer model involving the private sector.
The country's counterpart ammount to USD 120,000.
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