70% of disease diagnoses are dependant on some type of diagnostic test. Core to diagnosis and treatment, access to accurate and efficient diagnostic pathology is essential to saving lives and achieving a healthy society. Unfortunately, if you live in Africa the odds aren’t in your favour. Structural inequalities and lack of resources often prevent access to even basic diagnostic tests and procedures.
There is approximately one pathologist for every million people in Sub Saharan Africa and only 1 in 2 Africans are able to pay for these services without facing financial ruin. As a result, most people in the region are not able to access or afford adequate testing, and even when they can, delays, infrastructure challenges and inaccurate tests often lead to questionable results and inappropriate or absent treatment.Technology holds the key to soving this, however more than 80% of medical diagnostics today is still based on analogue processes that cant access digital solutions.
VitruvianMD solves this with our affordable camera hardware that transforms any analogue microscope into a digital one in less than a minute.This creates a vital bridge between the old world and the new enabling access to our advanced AI powered diagnostic assistance tools. Leveraging our services platform dramatically reduces patient turnaround times, removes the cost of logistics and allows low skilled staff to perform like doctors. Our core infrastructure is robust and enables AI services to be delivered in multiple diagnostic fields. We would like to work with fertility clinics and pathology labs (or device distributors who are selling to these types of clients).