Nov. 5, 2019
Toray Industries, Inc.
Toray endorsed the contractual Agreement with JICA on Japanese technology of Personal Protective Clothing for the Project to support infection control capacity in Guinea
Tokyo, Japan, November 5th 2019 – Toray Industries, Inc., made an agreement with the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) in September2019 to undertake a project to promote deployment and utilization of Japanese technology of the personal protective (personal protective equipment: PPE in general) to support strengthening infection risk control particularly for preparedness of the deadly infectious diseases such as Ebola Diseases (EVD) that had been spread during 2014-2016 in the Republic of Guinea.
LIVMOA® personal protective clothing enables wearers to perform at their best by safeguarding them from body fluids, blood, and their droplet while remaining moisture permeable to optimize comfort hot and humid conditions. Easy removal reduces the risks of secondary infections from on-clothing contaminations.
One priority of Project AP-G 2019, Toray’s medium-term management program, is to expand its capabilities in the life innovation field to enhance its business in clinical and medical environments. The risks of potential outbreaks in Africa of hemorrhagic fevers like Ebola remains critical that require advanced infection control. LIVMOA® personal protective clothing can help various public health efforts including the works conducted in developing countries and bolster their infectious disease prevention programs and deliver better healthcare outcomes.