Without diagnostics, medicine is blind. And yet, diagnostics receive much less attention than vaccines and drugs. Despite recent investments in global health diagnostics, the potential for diagnostics to generate value for patients and health systems has not been met across all settings, particularly in low-and middle-income countries where disease burdens are high, and diagnosis remains a big gap in care cascades. In this new community, professionals ranging from clinicians, nurses, policy-makers, researchers, implementers, advocates and health educators share questions, successes, and lessons learned to advance the field of global health diagnostics.

The Global Health Diagnostics community is sponsored by FIND, McGill Global Health Programs, and McGill International TB Centre, with support from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

Community moderators

Jim Gallarda
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
Madhukar Pai
McGill University

Recent community activity

Microbe Profile: Mycobacterium tuberculosis: Humanity’s deadly microbial foe

by Madhukar Pai

Know Thy Enemy! Very nice profile of the deadly MTB. URL: http://mic.microbiologyresearch.org/content/journal/micro/10.1099/mic.0.000601 read more

Updated: 24 Feb, 2018
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KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation is looking for a Senior Consultant Laboratory Service

manithon Laougphon replied

,,ธ,,,,,ธธธธะะธะ เมื่อ 14 ก.พ. 2018 22:37 "Madhukar Pai via GHDonline" < diagnostics@ghdonline.org> เขียนว่า read more

Updated: 24 Feb, 2018
Reply: 1

TB Specimen Referral Systems

Kenneth Fleming replied

As recommended in our upcoming papers ( and by many others in the past) such an integrated network of tiered labs should be the core of any country's pathology and lab medicine system. Ken read more

Updated: 23 Feb, 2018
Recommendation: 1
Reply: 1
Updated: 22 Feb, 2018
Replies: 3

New community members

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Rozafa Olloni Nikaj

Affiliated Organizations

University Clinical Centre of Kosovo

Work Locations

Kosovo

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Jason Jacobus

Affiliated Organizations

GPHC

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Guyana

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Gyan Raj Aryal

Affiliated Organizations

Hospital

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Nepal