Internet HIV self-testing

To improve the acceptability of a web-based HIV Self-Test diagnostic delivery service

Project start date : 01/06/2016

Beneficiary country : South Africa

Healthcare themes targeted


Fields of application

  • Telemedicine (remote diagnosis and consultations)
  • Information, education and communication for behaviour change (IEC)
  • Patient monitoring and medical data

Stage of development

  • Routine project/operational

Financing method

  • Public (grant/subsidies, call for proposals/call for tender, etc.)
  • Private (private investors, crowdfunding, philanthropy, etc.)

Area where the project is utilised

  • National (in one country only)

Economic model(s)

  • Income generated by beneficiaries
  • Revenue generated by the beneficiaries/healthcare facilities

Target audience

  • Entire population
  • Pregnant women

Project objectives

  • Decreased mortality
  • Decreased morbidity
  • Reduced suffering

Materials used

  • Cellular (mobile) phone
  • Smartphone
  • Tablet
  • Computer

Technologies used

  • Internet

About the sponsor

Iyeza Health ( Pty ) Ltd

Iyeza Health was founded by Sizwe Nzma who developed a bicycle delivery service that collects chronic medication from public health facilities and delivers it directly to people’s homes in low income communities. Now Iyeza Health has become a health logistics company focused on supporting health systems currently in existence, strengthening and enhancing health programme sustainability over time in local communities through mobile health platforms.

Sector : Healthcare (professionals and structures)

Country of origin : South Africa

Contact : Sponsor website Project website

Offline use


Open source


Open data


Independent evaluation

Yes, evaluated independently



    Industrial (Startups, enterprises, etc.)

  • Desmond Tutu Foundation ( University of Cape Town)

    Academic entities (Universities, research laboratories, etc)

  • Wits Reproductive Health and HIV Institute

    Academic entities (Universities, research laboratories, etc)

  • Discovery Health

    Industrial (Startups, enterprises, etc.)