26 Mar 2024

Farming biotech to improve human access to healthcare

From Afternoons, 1:26 pm on 26 March 2024

Often getting healthcare to remote residents around Aotearoa means long trips to bigger centres or delays in diagnoses.

Now locally developed technology created to assist with livestock welfare is being adapted to get quick results and access to healthcare for humans.

Techion managing director Greg Mirams talks to Jesse about how overseas projects are already using their Fecpak G2 device and what a new partnership with Awanui Labs means for rural and remote populations in Aotearoa. 

dairy cows grazing in a field with New Zealand mountain in the distance

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