A life-threatening disease
Inefficient diagnostic tools
Malaria is a life-threatening disease that impacts both the public health and the economy.
According to WHO, it is responsible for more than
200 million cases & 400'000 deaths
Most of these cases and deaths are:
A 100% reduction in malaria cases can result in
2% - 16% increase in average per capita income.
Malaria infected individuals with no symptoms acts as reservoirs for the parasite. They need to be identified and cured to stop malaria transmission and eradicate the disease.
rapid diagnostic tests and microscopy fail to efficiently detect these asymptomatic infections due to their low sensitivity.