Issue Briefs | November 2018

Point-of-care Connectivity Issue Brief

Overview

Country:

Zimbabwe; Mozambique; Eswatini; Lesotho; Malawi; Cameroon; Côte d’Ivoire; Rwanda; Tanzania; Zambia; Uganda; Kenya; Democratic Republic of Congo

Topics:

Pediatric HIV Diagnosis, Care and Treatment; POC EID; Point-of-Care Early Infant Diagnosis

Connectivity for POC diagnostics: how connectivity supports POC implementation: connectivity options, challenges and considerations.Connectivity-enabled POC diagnostic devices can help mitigate challenges associated with decentralized testing by allowing transmission of data from testing sites to a central location where it can be accessed in real-time or at set intervals for regular analysis.