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First-ever WHO list of essential diagnostic tests to improve diagnosis and treatment outcomes

Madhukar Pai - May 15, 2018
WHO today published its first Essential Diagnostics List, a catalogue of the tests needed to diagnose the most common conditions as well as a number of global priority diseases. It contains 113 produc...
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MDR-TB Treatment & Prevention

First-ever WHO list of essential diagnostic tests to improve diagnosis and treatment outcomes

Madhukar Pai - May 15, 2018
WHO today published its first Essential Diagnostics List, a catalogue of the tests needed to diagnose the most common conditions as well as a number of global priority diseases. It contains 113 produc...
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Essential diagnostics list
Global Health Diagnostics

WHO list of essential IVDs

Anita Sands - May 15, 2018
Today, WHO launched the WHO list of essential in vitro diagnostics. It would not have been possible without the Scientific and Technical Advisory Group on IVDs, and a dedicated WHO secretariat. ...
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Global Health Diagnostics

Point of care HCV detection Kits

Amit Asthana - May 9, 2018
Hello All, I am looking for some document/s with consolidated information about POC device/s for HCV detection and genotyping with emphasis to India but not limited to India. Does anyone have any s...
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Essential diagnostics list information & communication technologies
Global Health Diagnostics

“Before Xpert I only had my expertise”: A qualitative study on the utilization and effects of Xpert technology among pediatricians in 4 Indian cities

Marlon L. Bayot - May 2, 2018
Sharing with you this interesting study which may reflect the same scenarios regarding the use of Xpert in your country or locality. URL: http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal...
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Global Health Diagnostics

Does your country have an essential diagnostics list, or list of priority diagnostic tests?

Madhukar Pai - April 14, 2018
Hi All, Ahead of next week's WHO SAGE IVD meeting, where the group will begin working on the first Essential Diagnostics List, it will be good to learn from colleagues in LMICs. Does your countr...
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Global Health Diagnostics

Open session on the WHO List of Essential In Vitro Diagnostics (EDL)

Madhukar Pai - March 30, 2018
Invitation In order to inform the interested stakeholders on the WHO List of Essential In Vitro Diagnostics (EDL), a half day open session will be held for WHO Member State missions, non- state-a...
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Global Health Diagnostics

Coronavirus Serological Testing Protocols

Hi All Hope you have a great day! I'm Aghni and I work on Emerging Viruses in Indonesia. We are planning to investigate Coronaviruses, Filoviruses and Paramyxoviruses in high risk communities (hun...
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Essential diagnostics list information & communication technologies
Global Health Diagnostics

Strenthening health systems to achieve AMR Control - webinar with USAID -March 28

Garance Fannie UPHAM - March 26, 2018
Email from ASSIST / USAID: Dear colleagues, The USAID ASSIST Project would like to cordially invite you to participate in a webinar on strengthening health systems to prevent antimicrobial resistan...
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anti-microbial resistance Essential diagnostics list
Global Health Diagnostics

A Clinician’s Guide to the TB Laboratory

Marlon L. Bayot - March 24, 2018
Please see this reference guide developed by Heartland National Tuberculosis Center last January 2018 which highlights the role of TB laboratories in TB control program. This includes a basic descript...
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Clinician's guide Essential diagnostics list laboratory test TB laboratory
Global Health Diagnostics

Neglect for private accredited lab in india

Dr Dhanji Rajani - March 16, 2018
Dear All, we are accredited C & Dst Lab at Surat, Gujarat , India from 2012. As Per RNTCP Policy send all sample for diagnosis and follow up in Accredited lab but June 2016 Government send in govern...
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anti-microbial resistance Essential diagnostics list
Global Health Diagnostics

India initiates process to develop national essential diagnostics list

Madhukar Pai - March 14, 2018
Hi All, This week in Delhi, India got the ball rolling on developing a National Essential Diagnostics List. A day-long national consultation meeting was held. Please see this reports: https://ec...
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Global Health Diagnostics

Clinical Bacteriology is essential for non-malarial febrile illness and AMR

Cedric Yansouni - March 11, 2018
Dear colleagues, Classical bacteriology techniques are a frequently neglected area of diagnostics discussion because of their perceived lack of feasibility. The crisis of AMR is particularly acute ...
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AMR surveillance anti-microbial resistance bacteriology diagnostic capacity Essential diagnostics list non-malarial febrile illness Supply Chain
Global Health Diagnostics

WHO Staff position to support the work on Strategic Advisory Group of Experts (SAGE) in vitro diagnostics and WHO Essential Diagnostics List

Madhukar Pai - March 5, 2018
Please see this job posting from WHO. This is an exciting position with potential to advance diagnostics globally. URL: https://tl-int.vcdp.who.int/careersection/ex/jobdetail.ftl?job=1704290&tz...
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Global Health Diagnostics

360 degrees view of infectious disease diagnostics this Summer in Montreal

Dear colleagues, The McGill Summer Institute in Infectious Diseases and Global Health will be holding the fourth edition of its Global Health Diagnostics course. As you know, diagnosis is a critica...
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Global Health Diagnostics

Cytogenetics, molecular genetics, karyotyping, fish, flow cytometry, immune histochemistry

Bishal Shrestha - Feb. 13, 2018
What is Cytogenetics, molecular genetics, pcr, rt pcr, karyotyping, fish, flow cytometry, immune histochemistry? What are the basic similarities and differences between them. Kindly enlighten about th...
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Global Health Diagnostics

Deep Diagnostics

Madhukar Pai - Jan. 27, 2018
Hi All Please see this interesting piece by Alice Street, a Senior Lecturer in Social Anthropology at the University of Edinburgh. URL: https://limn.it/deep-diagnostics/ Each of us might take...
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Global Health Diagnostics

Tropical Diabetic Hand Syndrome, a fatal and unrecognized diagnosis in Mozambique

Zacarias Mateus - Jan. 23, 2018
Tropical Diabetic Hand Syndrome is a fatal and rare hand sepsis mainly occurringing in Africa countries, as Mozambique. The condition can be serious because lack of early diagnosis, late presentation ...
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anti-microbial resistance companion testing Essential diagnostics list information & communication technologies
Global Health Diagnostics

Help regarding Point of care devices for infectious and non infectious diseases

PURUSHOTTAM BASAVA - Jan. 23, 2018
HI, I am preparing a project on using Artificial Intelligence/Machine learning to predict the onset of diseases (both infectious and non-infectious) and also the progression of diseases in India. I am...
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Essential diagnostics list information & communication technologies Supply Chain
Global Health Diagnostics

Consultancy to support the work on SAGE in vitro diagnostics and WHO Essential Diagnostics List

Madhukar Pai - Jan. 22, 2018
Hi All, As you may know, WHO has formed a SAGE IVD Committee that will work on Essential Diagnostics List, among other things. WHO is now looking for a consultant to: -Assist the secretariat ...
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