Partnerships – Sant'Egidio
Siemens provides the viral load monitoring system of choice for the Community of Sant'Egidio through their DREAM program – a holistic approach to treat AIDS in Africa and achieve excellence in healthcare.

The DREAM program consists of:

  • 18 laboratories in 10 African countries
  • Diagnostic management of patients with HIV/AIDS

Successful diagnosis:

  • Approx. 48,000 patients have been assisted
  • Approx. 27,500 patients on HAART (Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy)
  • Over 100,000 viral load tests have been performed

Partnerships – TOGAtainer

Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics and TOGA Molecular Biology Laboratory, South Africa, have partnered on the innovative TOGAtainer – a turnkey lab that can be placed anywhere as long as water and electricity are accessible. Siemens' VERSANT® line of molecular products play a key role in the success of this integrated laboratory.

TOGAtainer provides:

  • Decentralized laboratory services
  • HIV monitoring in resource-limited settings
  • Robust, accurate and cost-effective results

VERSANT molecular systems provide:

  • Small footprint
  • Single room technology