Mologic and Neglected Diseases
Bedfordshire, UK, May 13 2021: Neglected Tropical Diseases affect more than one billion people worldwide, in some of the poorest areas. According to the World Health Organisation, schistosomiasis is a disease of poverty that leads to chronic ill health and affects nearly 240m people. Moreover, an estimated 700m people live in endemic areas. Mologic has partnered with FINDdx to develop a rapid test for schistosomiasis.
Since 2018, Mologic has increased its focus on epidemics and neglected diseases now addressing 14 Targets, supported by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the Wellcome Trust, the UK government, and the Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics (FIND). For more information about Mologic’s epidemic and neglected diseases diagnostic tests, please click here.