Ugandan innovators unveil solar-powered and low-cost ventilators to fight coronavirus

Innovators in Uganda have manufactured ventilators aimed at helping the country’s coronavirus fight. The innovation was the product of the partnership between experts at Makerere University and a local automobile company, Kiira Motors Corporation.

The Bulamu Ventilator comes with an enclosed operating system in a metallic casing with tubes and touch screen interface to adjust its settings. The gadget also comes with an electrical and mechanical architecture, which utilizes motors, air pressure transducers, and airflow transducers to function, local media reports. Again it has inhalation and exhalation control valves, air compression, and the inbuilt monitoring systems.

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