CATCH: The HIV Detector

CATCH is a low-cost, user-friendly, self-testing device that detects HIV created by British product designer Hans Ramzan.

The product is specifically designed for people in emerging nations where easy access to healthcare, education and infrastructure otherwise prohibits early diagnosis.

Users can operate the pocket-sized device in three easy steps within the privacy of their own home.

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Q&A with Hans Ramzan

The Design Museum speaks to designer Hans Ramzan, about his simple and affordable HIV detection kit, CATCH. Potentially saving millions of lives, find out how this device, featured in Beazley Designs of the Year, is making a global impact.