Magnetic beads nucleic acid extraction technology

The bottleneck to most of the molecular (PCR) testing is due to lack of nucleic acid extraction kits. Where available, the possibility of automation enhances the speed with which one can access high throughput extraction. Therefore, development and manufacture of efficient extraction reagents is…

OCTOPUS AND HEALTHSCAN

My name is Mountaga Keita, inventor and founder of Tulip Industries Ltd, based in Conakry (GUINEA). We manufacture interactive and energy-independent medical technologies.
The healthcare sector in Africa is undergoing a tremendous transformation from traditional medicine to a modern and well…

IDEA VIRTUAL SCHOOL SOLUTIONS

Universal access, low student engagement, informal curriculum
alignment and limited measurability of educational outcomes are
all key problems with the current remote or virtual learning
programs undertaken in large scale public-private educational
technology deployments…

Strategy for pooled testing to scale up covid-19 testing capacity in The Gambia

The National Public Health Laboratory (NPHL) is the nerve center of the Gambia’s national anti-covid19 strategy. In recent weeks we have worked closely with colleagues at the MRC Unit the Gambia at LSHTM to develop COVID-19 diagnostic testing capacity at NPHL. As a COVID-19 testing center we can…

PLANT-BASED SOLUTIONS TO ADDRESS THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC

Africa is highly vulnerable to the current COVID-19 pandemic. While several vaccine and antiviral candidates to prevent
COVID-19 infection are currently under development, they most likely will be expensive, difficult to transport
and distribute to remote areas and not available in…

Egg-based platform for design, development and manufacturing of COVID-19 countermeasures.

Avril Biopharma’s main focus is rapid development of diagnostic, vaccine and therapeutic products using bioinformatics to design these products and our AdCEV(TM) protein expression technology to produce them inexpensively in hen eggs.
We are using our platform to address the urgent public-…

iResponse Health COVID-19 Tracker

iResponse is an AI-driven digital health platform designed to implement preventive health diagnostics, improve patient care, send out early warning and alert notification, track, predict, analyse and deal with COVID-19 infectious disease threat in Nigeria.
It helps better the human condition…

COVID-19 TESTING - AI APPROACH

COVID-19 disease cause pulmonary infections, which could be observed by CT images of the lungs as well as chest X-ray images. Clinicians have been able to observe and diagnose similar infection such pneumonia using this approach. In fact asymptomatic breast cancer and diabetes testing can currently…

OggieAir - Powered Air Purifying Respirator

Low cost quality PAPR for use by front line health care workers, health professionals and business personnel

We are excited to share information regarding our Powered Air Purifying Respirator solution to be manufactured in our ISO 9001 compliant disability inclusive workspace in…

Aer-o-cure UV-C Tower+

The UV-C TOWER is a purpose-built commercial unit for various
screening applications with the goal of providing peace-of-mind to both
employers, employees and customers by reducing the risk of infection
through effective temperature screening and sterilization of personal…

CAD4COVID: Artificial Intelligence software for COVID-19 triage

Although SARS-CoV-2 diagnostic tests such as RT-PCR are the gold standard to confirm COVID-19, demand for PCR test-kits is extremely high and many countries face capacity limitations in the resources involved, thus timely access to rapid testing and diagnosis is critical. CT imaging has shown to be…

Citizen science-based remote parenting support for lifelong health during COVID-19 lockdown and beyond

Violence in families, including violence against children, and women are increasing in an alarming rate during COVID-19 pandemic-induced lockdown. This initiative will implement and evaluate parenting information dissemination, and interactive learning via facilitated parent-support group-based…