iSTOC’s expansion into Asian and African markets in sight

iSTOC, a global leader  in  mobile point of care diagnostics, is currently working closely  with  government  entities  as well as partners in the United Arab Emirates, India, Pakistan and the Republic of Congo in order to enter new international markets in 2017.

The company is cooperating with provincial and city governments of Karachi in Pakistan.   As the  IDA-IDR  Mobile  Diagnostics  Technology  for  Infectious  Diseases  Proof  of Concept  has been favorably received, iSTOC is preparing deployment of its solution for  the  qualitative diagnosis of Malaria, Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, Dengue, HIV and Chikungunya.

 “The  iSTOC  solution  has been approved for  accurate  diagnosis  of  infectious  diseases  in  13  hospitals  and  clinics. We see it as cost-effective for immediate diagnosis of a large number of patients visiting our healthcare facilities every  day. The  real-time  data  analytics  will give  us  the  tools to  prevention and manage infectious diseases in the future,’’ Arshad Vohra,  Deputy  Mayor of  Karachi Metropolitan  Corporation states.

iSTOC has also agreed on a long-term collaboration plan with the Sindh province, where the IDA solution will be implemented in hospitals, clinics and mobile medical units in July 2017.

iSTOC IDA  solution  for  mobile  diagnostics  gives  us  the  platform  for  the  immediate Diagnosis  of  infectious  and  seasonal  diseases. It provides remote diagnostics, real-time test results and data analytics, which eliminate the requirement for clinical laboratory,’ Rehan Iqbal  Baloch,  Additional  Secretary  of the Health  Department in the Government  of Sindh says.

iSTOC has also been officially invited by the Ministry of Health in the Republic of Congo to meetings in July 2017.

iSTOC successfully integrates Point of Care diagnostics, machine vision, mobile technology and cloud computing into a one reliable platform. The company has developed a turnkey IDA IDR (Infectious Diseases Reader) solution for healthcare professionals in Point of Care diagnostics, which consists of a smartphone mobile reader application and an IDA backend solution.

“iSTOC’s innovative approach to utilising mobile technology will disrupt the medical diagnostics market by changing the way how both healthcare professionals and consumers use their phones for better health,’’ Jarmo Järvenpää, iSTOC’s CEO says.



Joanna Seppänen

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