Powering Through The Pandemic: Crowdsourcing Face Shields

Adrian Wong, TeaMa Face Shield
Powering Through The Pandemic: Crowdsourcing Face Shields

28 April 2020

Share this podcast
Produced by: Arvindh Yuvaraj
Presented by: Arvindh Yuvaraj

A steady supply of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is crucial to lessen the strain on hospitals and medical personnel in the fight against COVID-19. To ensure that masks for high-risk wards are only used by those who need it the most, the local 3D printing community has taken it upon themselves to print face shields to be used in other areas of the hospital. We speak to Adrian Wong, founder of TeaMa Face Shield, about crowdsourcing PPE, challenges of keeping donations going, as well as the future of these “overnight measures” once the MCO is lifted. 

Download the BFM mobile app. Stay at home and stay up-to-date.

Categories:  Health PolicyDiseases & ConditionsMental HealthHealthy LivingFitnessScienceEntrpreneurshipPersonal FinanceInvestmentsFinancial LiteracyYoung FinancePersonal DevelopmentMedical Innovation and Technology


Health and Living

Doctor in the House: Helping More Patients Access Cancer Treatment

Dr George Lee returns to discuss the latest medical news. Expect deep insights delivered with generous humour. It is an exciting time to be working in cancer care. Cutting-edge screening,... Read more

The Daily Digest

Why Doulas Should Not Play Midwife

The Ministry of Health has reiterated that doulas are not recognised as midwives in Malaysia. We look at why a doula shouldn't attempt to replace a midwife or doctor, and... Read more

Enterprise Biz Bytes

‘The Queens Gambit’ See Sales Of Chess Sets Soar

62 million people so far have watched ‘The Queen’s Gambit’ On Netflix within the first 28 days of its release. This has put it into the top 10 in 92... Read more