WHO approved the COVID-19 test kid produced by Vietnam
Update date 15:00, Thursday, 30/04/2020 (GMT+7)
On April 24th 2020, the World Health Organization approved Vietnam's Covid - 19 test kit, which was assigned by the Ministry of Science and Technology to the Vietnam Military Medical University and Viet A Corporation to research and produce.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has evaluated the KIT LightPower iVA SARS-CoV-2 KIT 1st RT-rPCR Kit manufactured by Viet A Corporation according to the Emergency Use List Process (EUL) and issuing EUL code 0524-210-00.
On April 21th, the UK Department of Health and Social Care also issued a European Conformity Certificate (CE) and issued a Certificate of Free Sale (CFS) for the product.
The Covid-19 test kit can be sold freely in Europe including the UK.
After being licensed by the UK Department of Health and Social Care, the Covid-19 test kit of Viet A Corporation was exclusively ordered by a partner to distribute in the UK, India, Mexico and the United States and some countries in Europe with the minimum commitment of 1 million tests / month. Besides, there are also many organizations interested in products such as WB, CHAI fund ...
Approving by the WHo makes the kit be exported easily to countries around the world. Organizations such as the World Bank and the CHAI fund are expected to purchase this product for funding to countries around the world.