The discarded mask symbolizes the necessity of the remask project
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reMask

The Swiss National COVID-19 Science Task Force

Goals:

The objective of reMask is to support the authorities, hospitals, and industry in their mission to supply hospitals, professionals, and the population, in Switzerland, with masks of sufficient quality during the COVID-19 crisis:

In concrete terms this means the following:

  • An assistance with scientific data in defining the optimal conditions for wearing masks against COVID-19.
     

  • The establishment of national mask quality testing structures and procedures for the import of masks and the new production of masks in Switzerland.
     

  • The proposal of a contingency plan in case of mask shortage for healthcare professional by enabling them to reuse their masks with minimal risk.
     

  • The support of the Swiss industry in the production of masks against COVID-19 with a quality label as well as the testing capacity mentioned above.
     

  • The coordination of the key players necessarily involved in achieving this goal, such as the research, medical and industrial sectors, as well as those close to the application, and the authorities.