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Digitisation in medical gases

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In the absence of a vaccine or known treatment plan for Covid-19, medical oxygen remains a key vital therapy for infected patients with acute respiratory problems. According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), around 15% of Covid-19 patients see rapid lung failure and require help with breathing. With roughly one million new Covid-19 infections reported every week around the globe, the WHO estimates the world needs about 620,000 cubic meters of oxygen a day, about 88,000 large cylinders, to treat the current rate of new cases. 

In the absence of a vaccine or known treatment plan for Covid-19, medical oxygen remains a key vital therapy for infected patients with acute respiratory problems. According to the World Health Organisation (WHO), around 15% of Covid-19 patients see rapid lung failure and require help with breathing. With roughly one million new Covid-19 infections reported every week around the globe, the WHO estimates the world needs about 620,000 cubic meters of oxygen a day, about 88,000 large cylinders, to treat the current rate of new cases. 

As Covid-19 cases surged across the Middle East at the time of writing, the largest and oldest manufacturer of industrial and medical gases in the region, the Gulf Cryo Group, has naturally been on the frontline of efforts to fight the outbreak and spread of the virus, supplying all required medical gases. Just some of the key services Gulf Cryo has been providing during the crisis include emergency back-up tank installations for medical oxygen supply during critical situations of high demand; medical gases supply 24/7 with dedicated trucks and cylinders handling inside the hospital; and inspection and qualification of medical gas pipeline systems.

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