Highlights

COVID-19: UNIBEN manufactures ventilator

As part of efforts to halt the spread of coronavirus pandemic, a team of researchers in the Faculties of Engineering and Medical Sciences, University of Benin (UNIBEN), have manufactured a ventilator.

A statement signed by the Public Relations Officer of the University, Dr. Benedicta Ehanire, and made available to journalists, said the clinically tested ventilator has been presented to the management of the institution.

She said the invention was in response to the Vice-Chancellor, Prof. Lilian Salami’s challenge to the various experts in the university to strive to make a relevant impact in order to place the institution among the very best.

The research team leader, Prof. Kissinger Obahiagbon, explained that the group known as COVID-19 initiative took into consideration the peculiar circumstances of the country and came up with the ventilator, which would work without electricity for at least one hour and also function in dual mode for adults and children.

Responding, the Vice-Chancellor of the University, Prof. Lilian Salami, commended the research team for the feat, especially for looking inwards in an effort to seek a solution to the coronavirus pandemic.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Related posts
Highlights

News Today; Suspected Herdsmen Challenge Ondo Government, Navy Arrest 17, Destroy 15 Militant Training Camps

Suspected Herdsmen Challenge Ondo Government, Kill 2 In Village Ambush, Burn Amotekun…
Read more
Highlights

News Today; Ebola Virus Makes Deadly Return, Taraba Chapter NLC Chairman Abducted

Ebola Virus Makes Deadly Return As It Kills One Victim In Congo Ebola Virus Claims Latest Victim…
Read more
Highlights

News Today; Controversial IPOB Leader Orders ESN Cease Fire And Calls Men To Return To The Forests, One Dead 200 Injured In Violent Anti-Government Protest In Lebanese City Of Tripoli

Controversial IPOB Leader Orders ESN Cease Fire And Calls Men To Return To The Forests In a…
Read more
Newsletter
Get News first!

Sign up for Horus Blog's Daily Digest and get the best of Horus Blog, tailored for you.