Delft Design contributes to NWO INSPiRED symposium

News - 20 January 2021 - Communication

Over 80 international medical experts joined the online NWO INSPiRED symposium on new smart health diagnostics for sub-Sahara Africa. The symposium showcased and discussed new technologies in the diagnosis of poverty-related parasitic infections and was moderated by IDE’s very own J.C. Diehl.

The four presenters, including, amongst others, Doctors Without Borders, CERMEL in Gabon and TU Delft, highlighted the importance of taking the context and end-users into account while developing new diagnostic tests. You can still check out the videos and slides of the presenters at the INSPiRED web-site.

This online symposium is one of the ways TU Delft aims to contribute to combat so called “Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs). For more information on these diseases, see also January 30 world NTD day