«It is estimated that 25 million – or 67% – of all people living with HIV, live in sub-Saharan Africa. Approximately 8.1 million of these people are virally unsuppressed.»

«Through Vantage’s Ai-enabled patient retention solution, a team from Institute for Human Virology Nigeria (IHVN) has been able to predict and positively influence the behaviour of high-risk HIV/Aids patients. The research is funded through a grant from the United States’ Centres for Disease Control and Prevention.»

«The patient retention solution was developed by Vantage Health Technologies, a a social enterprise focussed on innovation and health technology that empowers human action. The collaboration with IHVN includes a pilot implementation in three sites. Implementing teams were able to retain 91% of the high-risk patients they engaged with on HIV medications.»

«Annika Lindorsson Krugel, solutions manager of Vantage Health Technologies, says collaboration between public health partners combined with the use of state-of-the-art Ai technology, is proving to be effective for improving retention for HIV/AIDS out-patients.»

Article written by Ivor Price