15 April 2020 – Guidelines issued for making masks by hand

Type of Intervention: Guidance
Sectors Involved: Health
Intervention Categories: Education and awareness
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Agence Nationale de Sécurité Sanitaire (ANSS)

Overview: Guidelines for making local masks
Full details here: https://anss-guinee.org/Article/singlePost/724

Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group
Source of Evidence or Justification: National – government
Evidence/Justification: Masks made by hand from pieces of fabric are not equivalent to masks used in the medical environment, which meet very specific standards.