The nominating institution Under the Microscope on the breakthrough:

In most African countries, there is a lack of sophisticated diagnostic devices & limited expertise in high-tech diagnostics of infectious diseases. This hinders the clinical decision-making ability of healthcare providers. The Nyan- test is portable, affordable, fast & easy to use in any setting. Detecting & distinguishing multiple infections, whereas most testing methods take three to seven days, the device gives test results in ten to forty minutes. It has been awarded a United States Patent

Tags: Covid-19, Infectious Disease, Diagnosis, Biotechnology.

Dougbeh Nyan

Shufflex Biomed

Dr. Dougbeh Christopher Nyan is a Liberian medical doctor, a biomedical research scientist, an inventor and a social activist. He holds a degree in Human-Medicine from the Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin of the Humboldt-University of Berlin, Germany. He was trained as an infectious disease scientist at the US National Institutes of Health and the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. He also worked as an Infectious Disease Scientist at the US Food and Drug Administration. Dr. Nyan is the renowned inventor of the Rapid Multiplex Diagnostic Test for Infectious Diseases.

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