Diabetes; a non-communicable disease that happens to be ranked amongst the top ten killer diseases. This is because not everyone has information on this, so here’s what you need to know about diabetes. Imagine a pear, a flat pear. That is what the pancreas looks like. The pancreas is a gland that plays a very […]
What is one hour a year, give or take two hours, spent at the doctor getting a regular wellness check-up for the sake of good health? Many in our society tend to not bother with annual wellness checks because at the time they feel ok and there’s no need for one…or so they think. What […]
According to WHO, two-thirds of the world lacks life-saving access to medical imaging services. The Butterfly iQ has been beneficial to test for pneumonia, which causes 15 percent of the deaths of children under 5 years old, to examine goiters, tumors and other difficult to assess conditions. With recent events (the Covid-19 pandemic), the butterfly […]
If one is HIV-negative, having syphilis can make it easier to contract HIV. Sores or inflammation from syphilis can make it easier for HIV to enter the body. As we continue to champion testing of Sexually Transmitted Diseases(STDs), here are facts you should know about HIV and Syphilis.
Ilara Health is not your typical diagnostic devices company. We not only equip a network of small healthcare providers with lifesaving and essential diagnostic tools to improve the quality of medical care but we also strive for a world where early detection and affordable, preventive healthcare are accessible to everyone.
Health IT has the potential to improve diagnosis and reduce diagnostic errors. Ilara Health has a variety of modern tech-powered diagnostic devices which have a proven track record of improving the quality of care a facility is able to give to its patients.
Partnerships are important because they enable action on the determinants of health, which is vital in order to address health inequalities. Ilara Health addresses the inequality in healthcare provision by providing access to affordable diagnostic devices to patient care facilities. Facilities that partner with Ilara Health through acquiring devices or through pharmaceutical financing enjoy great […]
The use of a point-of-care (POC) hemoglobin meter like the Fastep Hb is potentially economically advantageous and time-saving and may also be of tremendous help in critical care units where rapid and frequent testing is required
During the 2009 influenza A (H1N1) pandemic, in which patients’ conditions rapidly deteriorated leading to aggressive pneumonia, lung ultrasound outperformed chest radiography for the detection of viral pneumonia in symptomatic patients. The butterfly iQ has played a huge role by being used to diagnose Covid Pneumonia.
Unfortunately, most countries in Sub-Saharan Africa have not been able to implement and sustain screening programs due to financial, logistical, and sociocultural constraints. Though mammograms are the gold standard in breast cancer detection, the said constraints hinder their availability in most health facilities. That’s why at Ilara Health we want to provide you with as much information as possible on early detection of breast cancer and detection tools for low-resource settings.