Q Life Magazine Issue 8 - Page 18

Issue 8 BARZAN HOLDINGS Providing a lifeline Answering the call to duty, Barzan Holdings only needed two weeks to shift their production line and start manufacturing life-saving ventilators for the nation. Amid the coronavirus pandemic, ventilators help ease the pressure on hospitals. They take over the body’s breathing process when disease has caused the lungs to fail. As the global defence and security investment arm of Qatar’s Ministry of Defence, Barzan Holdings quickly evolved to meet the demands of the nation. Now producing 8,000 life-saving ventilators a month, Barzan Holdings can supply both local and international markets. 18