Tutela, the innovative monitoring system which delivers compliant and validated monitoring solutions for the life sciences. It has been commissioned and is fully operational for the first time on the African continent.
The system was installed in the Zambian capital of Lusaka at the Centre for Infectious Diseases Research, Zambia. CIDRZ specializes in the collection, testing and storage of HIV samples for the African nation.
Freezers and refrigerated systems are monitored in real time around the clock and connected via data link to the Next Monitoring Service Centre in Hampshire, England. User access to the temperature records and audit trails is via internet browser at anytime from anywhere.
The contract negotiations and long term service agreement was facilitated through Next Control System LLC (Next’s fast growing American subsidiary), the University of Alabama at Birmingham, Alabama and CIDRZ.
Farnborough (Hants) based Next Systems’ Tutela solution offers many benefits and cost savings over conventional technologies, both initially and throughout the life of the service. Tutela provides real time automated data collection; e record archives, and 24/7 alarm notification service. Tutela is compliant with the United States FDA 21 CFR 11 guidance.