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Eduscope nominated for UX Award

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The Eduscope, a low-cost digital microscope to improve the training f medical professionals in Sub-Saharan Africa, is nominated for the UX Design Awards 2021 in the New Talent-Category. In low-income countries, students often don’t have access to…

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Eduscope

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Next to the automated diagnostic devices like the Schistoscope, the INSPiRED project is currently developing the Eduscope. The Eduscope is a low-cost digital microscope which improves the training of medical professionals in Sub-Saharan Africa. It…

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The development of UCP-LF CAA strip readers

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During his Master thesis project Ludo de Goeije explored the development of a context-specific strip reader for an innovative lateral flow test detecting schistosomiasis. Ludo will continue to work on this project the coming year as…

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Rethinking the Top-Down Approach

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As we continue our efforts to improve access to diagnostics for schistosomiasis at the point of need, how else can we contribute to the shift from control to elimination of this infectious disease in sub-Saharan Africa?…

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World NTD Day

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Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) affect more than 1 billion people. Effective diagnostics are essential for disease management, and to guide treatment strategies during the surge of infectious outbreaks, disease surveillance and possible disease eradication. While treatment…

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Presentations of Symposium online

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The presentations (videos and slides) of the four presenters of our INSPiRED symposium can now be found on our website. Over 70 participants joined us to learn more about and discuss technological developments in diagnostic…

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Diagnostics Symposium Jan 13th

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Please join us on January 13, 2021 for an online Diagnostics Symposium organized by INSPiRED, TU Delft | Global Initiative and Leiden University Medical Center (LUMC) Global Initiative. The symposium will showcase and discuss new…

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