Jim Gallarda

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Reply to Fwd: AJLM Special Issue Set for 2018: Role of African Laboratories in Antimicrobial Resistance Surveillance

June 15, 2017
All - Here is the excerpt from the AJLM regarding their call for papers: Call for Papers: AJLM Special Issue on African laboratories in antimicrobial resistance surveillance Submissions deadline: January 31, 2018 Projected publication date: October 2018 The African Journal of Laboratory Medicine (AJLM) is pleased to announce a special ...

Reply to How can qualitative research help diagnostics for global health

March 14, 2017
This is a really insightful paper on the need for POC innovators to conduct adequate assessment of the intended use setting for their Dx ptoduct. If two companies have identical products, and one has early engagement with the actual users to ensure the product meets the ASSURED criteria, including addressing ...

Reply to Takling Antimicrobial Resistance

Feb. 20, 2017
Great start to this new discussion topic - Tackling AMR! Two important points have been raised: 1) Lakshmi & Ben points out the issue of antibiotic stewardship. On the one hand, in certain settings patients will not be satisfied unless they leave with an antibiotic prescription - even if they ...

Takling Antimicrobial Resistance

Feb. 19, 2017
The forward to the 2015 WHO Global Action Plan on AMR starts with: "Antimicrobial resistance [AMR] threatens the very core of modern medicine and the sustainability of an effective, global public health response to the enduring threat from infectious diseases. ...Yet systematic misuse and overuse of these drugs in human ...
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