12 Ways Africans Are Transforming Healthcare Through Technology

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Written by Peter Pedroncelli
Dougbeh-Chris Nyan's rapid diagnostic test is one of the innovations that are being recognized. Photo - VenturesAfrica
Dougbeh-Chris Nyan’s rapid diagnostic test is one of the innovations that are being recognized through the Innovation Prize for Africa. Photo – VenturesAfrica

Testing for many infections using a single test

Dougbeh-Chris Nyan of Liberia has developed a potential medical game-changer. This rapid diagnostic test can detect at least three to seven infections at the same time within 10 to 40 minutes, as opposed to a few days in most current cases, enabling quicker diagnosis and treatment.