oa CSIR Science Scope - Point-of-care diagnostic and screening tools for resource-limited settings : health
|Article Title||Point-of-care diagnostic and screening tools for resource-limited settings : health|
|© Publisher:||Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)|
|Journal||CSIR Science Scope|
|Author||Busisiwe Vilakazi, Pieter Roux, Ureshnie Govender, Kevin Land and Jeremy Wallis|
|Publication Date||Jan 2015|
|Pages||32 - 33|
The shortage of expert skills and limited access to diagnostic tools and equipment are challenges in parts of South Africa's healthcare system. The CSIR collaborates with government to develop point-of-care diagnostic and screening tools which allow healthcare workers to efficiently and timeously diagnose a patient at a clinic or in the community.
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