Diagnostics for All

Developing and providing low-cost health diagnostics to people

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Web http://dfa.org/
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About the project Edit

Diagnostics for All (DFA) develops and provides cheap and effective diagnostics solutions to people around the world. DFA uses a low-cost paper based technology for its diagnostics. It is portable, easy-to-use and safely disposable.

The paper based devices require minimal training to use, practically no sample preparation, and no electricity or additional equipment to process a sample. Results are displayed quickly in an easy-to-read format and all devices are compatible with telemedicine networks.

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What is the social value of this project? Edit

The DFA paper based diagnostic device is a cheap and efficient alternatives to other diagnostic devices that are often too expensive and not easily operated.

What is the potential of this project to expand and develop? Edit

The technology developed by DFA could be used to conduct environmental tests such as water testing, or in the context of emergency operations, such as bio-terrorist attacks.

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What is the business model of this project? Edit

Diagnostics for All is a non-profit organization. DFA relies on a large range of financial donations and pro-bono contributions.


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