SMART: Sickle and Malaria Accurate Remote Testing


Hemex Health & Case Western University

Team members: Patti White, Umut A. Gurkan

Patti White: SMART team memberUmut Gurkan: SMART team member

Sickle and Malaria Accurate Remote Testing is an integrated point-of-care technology platform with electronic health record systems to diagnose, track, and monitor sickle cell disease and malaria patients in low resource settings. The system will provide affordable remote testing for sickle cell disease and malaria with dashboards to help facilitate local and national responses to epidemics.

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Winner Badge - Vodafone Americas Foundation Wireless Innovation Project

Meet the Winners

  • Patti White: SMART team member
  • Umut Gurkan: SMART team member
  • Ritish Patnaik: cerVIA team member
  • Brandon Wilson: cerVIA team member
  • Aneri Pradhan: ENVision team member
  • Eric Obeysekare: ENVision team member
Wireless Innovation Project winners’ trophy: colorful basket woven from phone wire
Photo: Bridge for Africa

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