Brazil’s health regulator relaxes rules for oxygen cylinders to counter shortages

ANVISA simplified the processes for importing equipment and medicines and changed the permission for filling medical gas - now it will be allowed to use industrial cylinders to fill oxygen.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Facing the risk of collapse in the health system, the National Health Regulatory Agency (ANVISA) relaxed the rules about oxygen cylinders.

The four measures announced by the agency last Friday night aim to avoid the shortage of medicines, oxygen and equipment used in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic in the country.

ANVISA simplified the processes for importing equipment and medicines and changed the permission for filling medical gas - now . . .

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