Designed for Frontline Workers
The Rapid Diagnostic Toolkit is designed to support FLWs with better administering and reading diagnostic tests.
Disease Diagnosis & Classification
Modular and Adaptable Design
The RDToolkit can be optimized for different settings using already available clinical guidelines (user instructions), as well as for specific settings using new algorithms developed by healthcare programs.
User Overview (Mobile and Web Users)
CHWs (Community Health Workers):
These users are typically located in the same area as the clients and will visit clients in their homes. CHWs may either: .
At a health clinic users may include
the following users. In some cases the nurses and doctors do the screening and administer the tests. In other cases the nurses and doctors screen for malaria and the lab technicians administer the test.
The Dimagi team has built out a template application that can be copied by CommCare users and modified or adapted to fit their own workflows. This Template application contains a number of various workflows catering to RDT usage in real world scenarios.
Use Case Description
The user screens the patient and administers an RDT. The user waits for the timer and then scans the RDT and records the result.
The user screens the patient. If warranted the user administers one or multiple RDTs. The user waits for the timer(s) and then scans the RDT(s) and records the result(s).
The user screens the patient and administers an RDT and then continues to use the CommCare application to screen the patient for other issues. When the timer goes off, the user clicks a button to scan the RDT and record a result.
The user screens the patient and administers an RDT and then leaves the patient’s form. The user opens the patient case up again, after the timer notifies the user that the test is ready for review. The user scans the RDT and records the result.
One user screens the patient. Another user administers the RDT and records the results. One client could have multiple RDTs administered