SystemOne launches multi-instrument medical diagnostic network in Tanzania


NORTHAMPTON, Mass. & JOHANNESBURG–(BUSINESS WIRE)–SystemOne is launching a multi-device version of its medical diagnostic digital backbone, Aspect, in Tanzania to help improve TB diagnosis, reduce time to treatment, and ultimately track results and effectiveness of treatment. The project will be implemented in collaboration with PATH and funded by the Stop TB Partnership and UNOPS.

This project is accelerating the use of digital tools to help reduce the spread of infectious diseases. SystemOne has connected most GeneXperts in the developing world® instruments, which are used to diagnose many diseases, including HIV, tuberculosis and COVID-19. Now SystemOne adds connectivity to Truenat® device, from Molbio, to the diagnostic network in Tanzania. Additionally, SystemOne will migrate Tanzania’s digital backbone from cloud infrastructure to in-country servers, while providing training to local staff to encourage long-term sustainability and security.

“The National Tuberculosis and Leprosy Program (NTLP) health authorities in Tanzania understand how critical information is to evaluating and managing infectious disease control programs,” said Chris Macek, CEO of SystemOne. “Information is at the heart of the diagnostic network, and timely and targeted delivery of information helps patients, clinicians, community health workers and program authorities take the best actions at the right time to improve outcomes. chance of a good result.

Integration of new devices with legacy systems

“Hosting a local Aspect server will allow us to be better informed and knowledgeable about technical troubleshooting and maintenance of our medical diagnostic devices in the country,” said Collins Minja, Chief Information Officer, Communication and Technology from the Department of Health of the Tanzanian Ministry of Health.

This project was supported by Stop TB Partnership grants ref. : SPGFA2022-06, part of the New Tools Project funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).

About System One

Founded in Massachusetts in 2012, SystemOne is focused on producing solutions for disease surveillance and response. SystemOne has offices in Northampton, MA and Johannesburg, South Africa. The Company’s new disease intelligence software, Aspect®, addresses many infectious diseases including Zika, Ebola, HIV, Malaria, Hepatitis C, Tuberculosis, COVID-19 and many more on a multitude of medical diagnostic devices.

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