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Global Health Diagnostics

Dengue Vaccine Maker Struggles to Find a Diagnostic That Will Make Its Product Safe to Use

Madhukar Pai - June 19, 2018
Please see this interesting article in Scientific American blog about the need for a good, rapid dengue test: https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/dengue-vaccine-makers-struggle-to-find-a-dia...
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Clinical Diagnostics Dengue vaccine
Global Health Diagnostics

Zika, chikungunya and dengue

Madhukar Pai - Dec. 3, 2017
Please see this new review in BMJ Global Health: http://gh.bmj.com/content/2/4/e000530 The authors discuss the challenges in differential clinical diagnosis between these three diseases, and argue ...
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Chikungunya Dengue diagnosis zika virus
Global Health Diagnostics

Rapid antigen tests for dengue virus serotypes and Zika virus in patient serum

Madhukar Pai - Oct. 4, 2017
Please see this new paper in Science Trans Med on a rapid immunochromatographic test for dengue and zika. http://stm.sciencemag.org/content/9/409/eaan1589 Looks very promising, but not sure abou...
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Dengue Immunodiagnosis zika virus
Global Health Diagnostics

Dengue and thrombocytopenia

Sandeep Saluja - June 24, 2017
May I please seek members views on the role of thrombocytopenia in diagnostics and therapeutics of dengue?I ask because I believe it is a greatly overplayed relationship in the minds of many clinician...
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companion testing Dengue Essential diagnostics list thrombocytopenia
Global Health Diagnostics

Diagnostic Options for Dengue and Chikungunya Viruses

Madhukar Pai - Feb. 8, 2017
Here are some free resources on diagnosis of Dengue and Chikungunya (which overlap in many areas, and can cause similar presentation): https://www.hindawi.com/journals/bmri/2015/834371/ https://...
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Chikungunya Dengue diagnostics
Health IT

Seeking feedback on new disease tracking tool and invitation to submit ideas for a 10,000€ prize to fight dengue

Helena Harnik - Aug. 25, 2016
Hi everyone, we have just launched Dengue Track (beta) (https://www.breakdengue.org/dengue-track/partners/), what we're hoping is a novel approach to disease mapping which could also be used to tracki...
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crowdsourced Dengue disease surveillance infectious disease infectious diseases Vector Control
Malaria Treatment & Prevention

Invitation to submit ideas for a 10,000€ community action prize

Helena Harnik - Aug. 25, 2016
Hi everyone, we have just launched a community action prize which is awarding 10,000€ to implement the best initiative or idea to combat dengue. I thought I would share it here as you might already ha...
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Dengue disease surveillance infectious disease infectious diseases malaria prevention vaccines Vector Control
Health IT

OpenIDEO Zika & Future Threats Challenge - Please Contribute Your Knowledge!

Adam Gall - May 20, 2016
To support USAID, OpenIDEO launched a challenge on how might we boldly and imaginatively combat Zika and future health threats? The Challenge draws upon talent, inspiration and solutions from around t...
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Brazil Chikungunya Dengue Latin America malaria Nicaragua novel vector control approaches USAID USAID project vector zika zika virus
[ARCHIVED] Quality & Safety

Zika Innovation Hack-a-thon

Amy Wachler - March 18, 2016
Hi Everyone, CAMTech and Global Disaster Response at Mass General Hospital's Global Health are calling on designers, engineers, clinicians and all innovators to help develop innovations that addre...
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Access to Care affordable health care Dengue global health hackathon hacking medicine Medical technology medtech innovation mosquito zika zika virus
Global Health Nursing & Midwifery

Zika Innovation Hack-a-thon

Amy Wachler - March 18, 2016
Hi Everyone, CAMTech and Global Disaster Response at Mass General Hospital's Global Health are calling on designers, engineers, clinicians and all innovators to help develop innovations that addre...
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Access to Care Dengue global health global health care delivery global health innovation Healthcare healthcare innovation zika zika virus
[ARCHIVED] Population Health

Zika Innovation Hack-a-thon

Amy Wachler - March 18, 2016
Hi Everyone, CAMTech and Global Disaster Response at Mass General Hospital's Global Health are calling on designers, engineers, clinicians and all innovators to help develop innovations that addre...
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access to health care Dengue global health care delivery healthcare innovation infectious disease mosquito zika zika virus
Health IT

TIC en el estudio Nicarguense Cohorte de Dengue Pediatrico | ICT in the Nicaraguan pediatric dengue cohort study

TIC en el estudio Nicarguense Cohorte de Dengue Pediatrico | ICT in the Nicaraguan pediatric dengue cohort study Kuan Montes Guillermina Maria kwp092 1..10 American Jou...
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Dengue epidemiology ICT Influenza IT Training Lab Systems lims methods Mobile Devices patient tracking seguimiento pacientes TIC virology.