GUIDELINES FOR PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT SPECIFICATIONS
This guideline provides guidance for developing tender specifications and procuring the required standard and quality of personal protective equipment (PPE), body bags, disinfectants, alcohol-based hand rub (ABHR) and thermometers for use during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The list of of PPE and disinfectants included in the guidance is according to the recommendations provided in the COVID-19 disease infection prevention and control guidelines and therefore do not include the complete list of PPE and disinfectants. It is limited to the COVID-19 response and should not impact the routine procurement of PPE ,body bags, disinfectants, ABHR, thermometers or similar products.
The interim guidelines are based on what is currently known about the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). The National Institute for Communicable Diseases will update these interim guidelines as needed and as additional information becomes available.