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Event Recap April 8, 2020

Addressing the procurement mismatch of necessary equipment during COVID-19

By GeoTech Center

On April 08, 2020, Nova Spivack, Cofounder of Valence Medical and Dr. David Bray, the Director of the Atlantic Council’s GeoTech Center, participated in a video discussion titled “Addressing the Procurement Mismatch of Necessary Equipment During COVID-19.”

In this video, Nova and David discuss the challenges faced by governments in procuring personal predictive equipment (PPE) and other hospital equipment needed for the COVID-19 response from factories that expect payment prior to commencing production. Nova and David make the case for the Federal Reserve, Central Banks, the World Bank, or the International Monetary Fund to assist with this challenges that span countries.

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