Special Issue "Status Quo on Point-of-Care Testing in Sub-Saharan Africa"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (30 June 2023) | Viewed by 3545
Interests: implementation of point-of-care diagnistics in resourse-limited setting and underserved populations
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Appropriately utilized point-of-care (POC) diagnostic services have yielded measurable improvements in patient care and workflow efficiency. These services also provide significant financial benefits, particularly in settings with poor access to laboratory infrastructure, such as many locations in sub-Saharan Africa. However, important organizational and quality assurance challenges must be addressed with regard to POC diagnostic services implementation to ensure sustainability in all healthcare environments. Understanding the current status of POC diagnostic services in SSA would be a good starting point for revealing the enablers, challenges and barriers to the successful implementation of these services. This Special Issue is inviting research studies presenting advances and trends in this field within the past five years.
Prof. Dr. Tivani P. Mashamba-Thompson
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