Toray, the Japanese fiber group, has signed an agreement with the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) to promote the use of personal protective equipment and clothing in the fight against infectious diseases in Africa, such as Ebola. More specifically, the deal will support a JICA project in the Republic of Guinea. Toray will supply its Livmoa 5000 protective clothing, which is designed to safeguard wearers from body fluids and to reduce the risks of secondary infections from contamination on clothing. The company will also provide guidance for medical institutes and personnel in using Livmoa 5000 protective clothing.