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Help has arrived from Uganda in Malaria testing

When it comes to the most occurring causes of death in sub-Saharan Africa, malaria takes the lead. Brian Gitta, 24, from Uganda recently, unveiled a low-cost, reusable tool to detect malaria in its preliminary stages. His invention is called Matibabu, and it won a £25,000 prize from the Royal Academy of Engineering in the UK for its exceptional engineering innovation and applicability to healthcare. Currently, he is working with regulators to ensure the product is safe for human use and performing field trials on the device. Read more