Updated Aug 05, 2019

Diagnostic Test Card to Identify Counterfeit Pharmaceuticals

Part of Notre Dame University

John freelove Mensah

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Stage 2: Research & Development

Registered in Kenyain Kenya

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Health, Social and Behavior Change and Monitoring & Evaluation

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Innovation Description

Researchers at Notre Dame have created a diagnostic test card that can be administered at the point-of-need to identify falsified medicines in just minutes. With DIV Stage 1 funding, Notre Dame is demonstrating the utility of this screening method in large-scale post-market surveillance of pharmaceuticals in Western Kenya and integrating drug quality testing into the pharmacovigilance program and drug purchasing process at Moi Teaching and Referral hospital.


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