Access to diagnostics is poor and inequitable around the world and scarce especially in resource-limited settings. This is the case despite the fact that diagnostics are central and fundamental to quality health care for the individual as well as public health. Without diagnostics, the patient might not get treated, might get inappropriately treated or overtreated and continue to infect others. The work of our group centers around improving diagnostic solutions for resource-limited settings and enable access.
Specifically, we aim to go full circle (see graphic) in our interventions research from identifying need to getting solutions to scale: