Home News Stack Diagnostics to Revolutionize the...

Stack Diagnostics to Revolutionize the Nigerian Healthcare Sector

Molecular diagnostics and personalized medicine company Stack Diagnostics (StackDx) is changing the face of healthcare in Nigeria by making available to doctors over 300 difficult-to-access diagnostic tests.

Over 20 tests are also being made available to consumers, encouraging them to take charge of their health.

To simplify the entire process, they have created an online platform, Diagnose Me Africa, which uses a centralized lab approach in making these tests available.

Stack Diagnostics

On the DiagnoseMe platform, various tests are available to consumers including allergy tests, food intolerance tests, infertility tests, hereditary breast and ovarian cancer predictive tests (BRCA 1 and 2), paternity tests, HPV DNA tests, DNA based sexual health tests and more.

Doctors have access to tests in various categories like cancers, auto-immune, pregnancy and infertility, hormones, hepatitis and other viral DNA tests.

Since its launch in October, DiagnoseMe has signed over 100 hospitals and 200+ specialists including hemato-oncologists, dermatologists, gynecologists, and pediatricians on to their platform.

This also aids in providing a web of shared knowledge as consumers have access to doctors, doctors and consumers have access to tests and doctors have access to other doctors.

Offering the option to have a board certified nurse draw a blood sample from the comfort of your home at no extra cost has propelled individual consumers to also patronize the platform.

The advent of Stack Dx draws attention to various health issues that Nigerians tend to overlook. Giving her feedback on the platform, one of the consumers said “Allergies, as silly and farfetched as they might seem, are capable of killing anyone; old or young.

However in Nigeria we do not take this seriously. As a kid you had to eat what was provided to you without complaint; no parent is checking to see if you are just not genetically compatible with the meal offered. With DiagnoseMe, I have had my children tested because I know allergies are real”

Others highlighted the convenience as being a key advantage of the platform “No one likes the looks nurses give you at hospitals when you want to go for a sexual health test. You can literally feel the judgment in their eyes. Paying N10,000 for a bulk test package is a great alternative”.

As consumers underlined their benefits, doctors also concurred “Due to the current state of the health sector in Nigeria, patients are forced to travel out of the country to better diagnose their ailments and get adequate treatment; this is really expensive’

Stack Dx is set on breaking the dependence on medical tourism by reducing barriers to genetic services and creating ease of access to the necessary tests.

Editorial Staffs at Healthtian, A team of Writers.

Trending Posts

What Makes an Air Ambulance Special

We’re all pretty familiar with a traditional ambulance and what it’s used for, we can imagine what type emergency, and lifesaving equipment it carries...
- Advertisement -

C-section (Cesarean Section): Purpose, Procedure, Risks and More

A C-Section also referred to as cesarean delivery or cesarean section, is the surgical procedure carried out to deliver a baby. This involves an...

Eating Vaginal Discharge and It’s Health Benefits

For many people, vaginal discharge is a sign that a woman is ready and willing to have sex. Vaginal fluid is a whitish fluid...

Skin Rashes: Causes, Symptoms and Effective Home Remedies

Skin rashes are common skin problems experienced by millions of people worldwide; it is characterized by a visible change in the color and texture...

Genital Warts: Do They Go Away Naturally? What to Expect?

Human Papilloma Virus is the causative organism for genital warts. The virus is available in various strains, and it can be contacted by many...

A Few Reasons Why Its OK to Go Braless

Having a bra on for long hours is one of the most uncomfortable things that a lady has to deal with almost every day....

Kinky Sex Punishment Ideas You Should Try

Is your submissive being a spoilt little brat? Are you noticing some unwanted behaviour? Do not be dismayed. Sometimes subs can be naughty, and...

Anklet Charms and Hot Wives What Do They Mean?

Women all over the world love to accessorise. From putting on necklaces to wearing makeup and buying the latest trending clothes, women are ready...

Spider Bites: Symptoms, Treatment & Identification

Spider bites in the United States are often annoying but they are rarely fatal. If a person gets bitten by a black widow spider...

Trypophobia (Fear of Holes) – Symptoms, Causes, and Treatments

Trypophobia (Fear of Holes) is defined as a condition whereby individuals experience an aversion or fear to clusters of tiny holes.This condition is triggered...

Vaginal Yeast Infections: Causes, Prevention and Treatment

The vagina contains bacteria and yeast in proper and suitable amounts and the balance of these two is one of the necessities of a...


Stay Connected

Get our Wellness newsletter

Nurture yourself with health tips, wellness advice, and more.

Related Posts

Mosquitoes Are Infecting People With Parasitic Worms

Mosquitoes are very tiny creatures, yet they cause a whole lot of trouble. For the majority of people, when the topic of mosquitoes come...

All the Scoop on Meristem Green Fest – the Largest Healthy Living Festival in Nigeria

On Saturday, June 1st, 2019, the inaugural edition of the MERISTEM GREEN FEST held at Muri Okunola Park, Victoria Island. The organic and healthy-living...

Mystery Chinese Virus: How Worried Should We Be?

More than 50 people have been infected. Seven are currently in a critical condition.A new virus arriving on the scene, leaving patients with pneumonia,...

COVID-19: WHO lunches WhatsApp Messaging Channel for Public Use

COVID-19 has raised lots of questions about the safety of the average citizen of Earth. While most people are asking sensitive questions, there is...

Breaking news: Nigeria Records Its First Death to COVID-19

It's no news that there is a current pandemic that is plaguing the entire world, and it has resulted in so many deaths. However,...
- Advertisement -


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here