MedMira signs HIV test distributor in Middle East:
This article was originally published in Clinica
MedMira, the Halifax, Canada-based in vitro rapid test maker, has signed a distribution deal in the Middle East for MiraWell rapid HIV Test. Abu Dhabi's Prestige Group will distribute the product to the hospital and healthcare facilities in the region once it has received regulatory approval, expected in the next couple of months. The World Health Organization estimates that there were 83,000 new cases of HIV infection in the Middle East in 2003. MedMira's product is designed for serum, plasma or whole blood testing.