Smartphones used for rapid diagnostics of neglected tropical diseases

Dr Marco Collavati

Dr. Marco Collovati, President of OrangeLife (Brazil) was a recent guest speaker for the Conversations in Global Health Seminar. His company Orangelife is focused on developing low cost, innovative rapid diagnostic tools for neglected tropical diseases, such as dengue, leprosy, and TB, through the use of smartphone readers. His work was recently highlighted in Al Jazeera and the NY Times