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C-THAN will develop and apply innovative point-of-care (POC) and home-based technologies for diagnosis and monitoring of HIV, its co-morbidities (TB, viral hepatitis, virus-mediated cancers, etc.) and emerging infectious diseases (SARS-CoV-2, mpox, Ebola, Lassa, etc.) in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) with a focus on sub-Saharan Africa, and Merge scientific and technological capabilities with unmet clinical needs.

C-THAN has assembled a scientific consortium including Northwestern University and Universities of Lagos, Ibadan, and Jos in Nigeria, Cape Town, Stellenbosch, and Witwatersrand in South Africa, Cheikh Anta Diop in Senegal, University of Sciences, Techniques and Technologies of Bamako in Mali, and Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Schiences in Tanzania.

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