Testing Facilities

Location

ZINCAT is currently looking for appropriate testing facility sites.

Why

One of the key tools for management and limiting the spread of Covid-19 is the process of testing a population. This is done, interalia to establish:

  • The actual number of cases
  • The rate of spread
    establish hotspots,
  • Isolate asymptomatic patients and moderate cases
  • Hospitalise severe patients,
  • Provide additional safety to HCW (health care workers).

Mission

  • To test 1,000 + people with PCR testing.
  • To test at least 1,000 people with
    antibody rapid test kits (IgG).
  • To develop a sense of seroprevalence in Zimbabwe
  • To develop a sense of incidence of Coronavirus in Zimbabwe.
  • To gather data to create models on how infectious disease is in our setting

Target for Tests

  • Health Care Workers
  • Member of public looking for testing (two options available both PCR and IgG or IgG alone)

TYPE OF TESTs

TEST 1 – PCR Test – Abbott Test (specificity of 99.5% EU Status)

TEST 2 – IGT Test – consider FDA emergency approval and CE certification. Abbott Test (specificity of 99.5%, EU Status)

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2 Natal Road, Belgravia, Harare
+263 782 651 408
wecare@zincat.org
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