- Some local Ghanaian companies are using their production facilities to make hand sanitizer to help fight the coronavirus outbreak
- Kasapreko has responded positively to the President’s call to local manufacturing companies to come out with solutions to curb the spread of Covid-19
- KNUST has also ventured into the production of hand sanitizers
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Some Ghanaian companies have ventured into the manufacturing of hand sanitizers at a cheaper cost to meet the demand for the product on the back of the increase in the cases of the coronavirus in the country and the world.
Due to the high demand for hand sanitizers by Ghanaians to help combat the novel COVID-19, some suppliers of the product increased the price of hand sanitizer by 200% others by 1000%.
There has also been shortage of hand sanitizers on the Ghanaian market.
But beverage manufacturing company, Kasapreko, has responded to the plight of Ghanaians and President Akufo-Addo by locally producing the product to ease the pressure and panic in the system.
The Kasapreko hand sanitizer is produced per the World Health Organization (WHO) standards to ensure safe and clean hands.
The company has also introduced rubbing alcohol at a cheaper price on the market.
The company says the decision to venture into the production of hand sanitizers was first to respond to the call by the President of the republic and secondly to contribute to the national fight against the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.
Meanwhile, GIHOC Distilleries is also another local company producing quality and cheap hand sanitizers for the market.
Apart from this, the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology in Kumasi and Sunyani Technical University have ventured into the production of hand sanitizers as well.
YEN.com.gh earlier reported that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) of the United States of America (USA) has initiated moves to ensure that tests for the coronavirus could be expanded all over the country.
The FDA is, therefore, granting a special ‘emergency use authorization’ for tests and equipment.
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