Diagnostics for Primary Healthcare
Developing and advancing inexpensive, easy-to-use point-of-care in-vitro diagnostics to prevent disease, promote health and mange illness in low resource settings
PATH Diagnostics works with communities and partners to develop and support the introduction of inexpensive, easy-to-use point-of-care diagnostics driven by local needs and preferences. This includes:
Tools and resources to support maternal and newborn health
- Creating and advancing easy-to-use technologies to prevent deadly complications in labor and delivery including a simple, inexpensive diagnostic to screen for pre-eclampsia.
- Evaluating non-invasive anemia devices.
Point-of-care diagnostics to support the diagnosis and treatment of HIV
- Developing, evaluating, and commercializing simple, easy-to-use, and inexpensive rapid diagnostic tests to support the diagnosis and treatment of HIV in low resource settings.
- Conducting quality assurance lot testing for HIV rapid tests, to help procurers consistently deliver quality tests.
- Exploring novel HIV self-testing platforms and approaches to make self-testing approachable and affordable.
Point-of-care RTDs to support the diagnosis and treatment of Tuberculosis
- Developing, evaluating, and commercializing simple, easy-to-use, and inexpensive rapid diagnostic tests to support the diagnosis and treatment of Tuberculosis in low resource settings.
Tools and resources to help improve nutrition and vaccine efficacy in low-and-middle income countries
- Ensuring that children have the nutrition needed to thrive with a multiplexed immunoassay, a simple tool that improves the surveillance of vitamin and mineral deficiencies.
- Collaborating to develop a multiplex diagnostic tool to accelerate the development of interventions for environmental enteric dysfunction (EED) that supports MN deficiency assessment allied to indicators of gut dysfunction and stunting of growth.
- Developing and assessing sample collection methods to support more effective population surveillance methods in austere settings.