Edson Perin: ABRFID Companies Unite Against COVID-19

3/04/2020 - 08:18

To help combat the coronavirus, the association is promoting the manufacture of shield masks among its members, to be provided to health professionals free of charge.

By Edson Perin

Tags: Health CareInnovationRFID Channel

"Save lives." This has probably been the most pronounced phrase in every corner of the planet lately, in the face of the coronavirus pandemic. In the midst of this global health crisis, which in Brazil has so far caused 240 deaths, according to official data from the Ministry of Health, the Brazilian Association of the Radio Frequency Identification Industry (ABRFID) has decided to take a creative and urgent approach: encouraging its associates to transform their factories from making RFID labels to producing shield masks for health professionals.