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CHAI is looking for a Strategy & Country Support Manager, to support their HIV and TB diagnostics work in Africa

Madhukar Pai - July 24, 2018
Please see this job announcement: https://social.icims.com/viewjob/pt15324334747910400a Best Madhu CHAI is looking for a Strategy & Country Support Manager, to support their HIV and TB diagnost...
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diagnostics HIV job opportunity tb
Global Health Diagnostics

GDF Diagnostics Catalog

Madhukar Pai - June 6, 2018
GDF is the largest global provider of quality-assured tuberculosis (TB) medicines, diagnostics, and laboratory supplies to the public sector. Since 2001, GDF has facilitated access to high-quality TB ...
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catalog diagnostics Global Drug Facility tb
Global Health Diagnostics

Benchmark report on HCV main diagnostics, fibrosis evaluation and treatment monitoring

Bryn Gay - June 4, 2018
ICYMI - Circulating new report by Coalition PLUS on HCV diagnostics, fibrosis evaluation and treatment monitoring in the Moroccan context (in French and Arabic). For more info: contact Jean-Luc El Kai...
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access medicines access to diagnostics diagnostics hcv
Global Health Diagnostics

Unitaid calls for proposals on: Better tools for integrated management of childhood fever

Madhukar Pai - April 19, 2018
Under this Call, Unitaid is soliciting proposals for the following interventions aimed at accelerating the availability, adoption and scale-up of improved tools to identify severe disease including: ...
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childhood febrile illness diagnostics fever
Global Health Diagnostics

Widespread use of incorrect PCR ramp rate negatively impacts multidrug-resistant tuberculosis diagnosis (MTBDRplus)

Brigitta Derendinger - Feb. 26, 2018
Recently we have showed that many laboratories worldwide use the incorrect ramp rate (speed of temperature change between cycles) setting on the PCR machine when using the MTBDRplus assay. This possib...
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diagnostics drug resistance drug-resistant tuberculosis MTBDRplus Ramp rate
Global Health Diagnostics

Invitation: HCV Diagnostics Forum, while attending The Liver Meeting® 2017 AASLD - Sunday 22nd Oct 6.30-8.30pm

Tanya Applegate - Oct. 14, 2017
Dear GHD community, The Kirby Institute, FIND and CHAI would like to invite you to attend the HCV Diagnostic Forum meeting to be held while attending The Liver Meeting® 2017 AASLD Sunday 22nd Octob...
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diagnostics hcv
Global Health Diagnostics

World Malaria Day: some resources on diagnostics

Madhukar Pai - April 25, 2017
Here are a couple of useful review articles on diagnostics: https://malariajournal.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12936-016-1454-8 https://www.finddx.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/Unitaid...
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diagnostics malaria
Global Health Diagnostics

Target product profile for a test for recent HIV infection

Madhukar Pai - March 2, 2017
Hi All, FIND and partners recently published this new TPP, for assays that can determine whether an HIV infection was contracted within the previous year. https://www.finddx.org/wp-content/uploa...
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Acute HIV infection diagnostics recent HIV infection
Global Health Diagnostics

First results of Xpert Ultra MTB/RIF multicentre study shared at CROI

Samuel G. Schumacher - Feb. 27, 2017
FIND recently presented the first results from the multicentre diagnostic accuracy study of the Xpert Ultra MTB/RIF assay at the CROI Conference in Seattle. The conference abstract is available on the...
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diagnostics tuberculosis Xpert MTB/RIF Xpert Ultra MTB/RIF
Global Health Diagnostics

New WHO Guidelines on hepatitis B and C testing

Madhukar Pai - Feb. 21, 2017
The first WHO guidelines on testing for chronic HBV and HCV infection were just released. PDF attached. http://who.int/hepatitis/publications/guidelines-hepatitis-c-b-testing/en/ We have expe...
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diagnostics Hepatitis B hepatitis c
Global Health Diagnostics

Diagnosis of scrub typhus and rickettsial infections

Madhukar Pai - Feb. 15, 2017
Please see the attached free, recent review articles that might be useful. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5029442/pdf/coidi-29-433.pdf http://www.icmr.nic.in/guide/DHR-ICMR%20Guide...
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diagnostics scrub typhus
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
Global Health Diagnostics

Diagnosis of Ebola Virus Disease

Madhukar Pai - Feb. 4, 2017
Hi All, Here are two free, good review articles on diagnosis of Ebola. http://cmr.asm.org/content/29/4/773.long http://journals.plos.org/plosntds/article?id=10.1371/journal.pntd.0004948 We...
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diagnostics ebola
MDR-TB Treatment & Prevention

TB diagnostics technology and market landscape report

Madhukar Pai - Oct. 16, 2015
UNITAID report reviews new TB diagnostics and calls for more innovation. URL: http://unitaid.org/en/statements/1481-unitaid-report-reviews-new-tb-diagnostics-and-calls-for-more-innovation TB diagnosti...
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diagnostics Laboratory Publications & Research
MDR-TB Treatment & Prevention

TB Diagnostics Market in Select High-Burden Countries: Current Market and Future Opportunities for Novel Diagnostics

Madhukar Pai - Oct. 16, 2015
Brazil, China, India and South Africa, which together account for nearly half of all new tuberculosis (TB) cases, offer “tremendous opportunities” for new diagnostics due to their commitment to fight ...
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diagnostics Laboratory Publications & Research
[ARCHIVED] Innovating Health Care Delivery

Invitation to the NIH Point of Care Technology Network Symposium 19 May 2015

This year Mehmet Toner, PhD, is our Keynote Speaker. Join us at the Boston University Photonics Center on 19 May 2015 for talks and posters on emerging technologies in cancer care, primary care and fo...
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diagnostics events NIH point of care point-of-care Systems Innovations Technology
[ARCHIVED] Technology for Patient Engagement

Faster, more affordable lab testing

Sue Houck - Dec. 2, 2014
Having survived a life threatening illness, worked as a primary care provider and facilitator of care transformation with hundreds of primary care providers and hospital systems and authored a book on...
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diagnostics
Health IT

Job opportunity: Senior Technical Officer eHealth at FIND Geneva

Tobias Broger - Nov. 18, 2014
FIND (Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics, Geneva) is recruiting a Senior Technical Officer eHealth. The successful candidate will lead the eHealth programme to realize our vision of fully conne...
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connected health connectivity diagnostics ehealth evaluation implementation IT Training Lab Systems leadership Mobile Devices Networking OpenMRS Software standards WHO guidelines
MDR-TB Treatment & Prevention

New Cochrane Systematic Review and Meta-analysis on the Hain MTBDRsl line probe assay

Grant T - Nov. 8, 2014
Dear colleagues We wanted to share a recently published systematic review and meta-analysis on the diagnostic accuracy of the Hain MTBDRsl line probe assay for resistance to the second-line TB drug...
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Clinical Assistance diagnostics Guidelines Laboratory line probe assay MDR-TB Publications & Research XDR-TB
Health IT

Create to Innovate for Cancer Care

Lena Liu - Sept. 30, 2013
The Center for Future Technologies in Cancer Care invites you to the Create to Innovate for Cancer Care event. This is a day long event focused on developing and prototyping for cancer care. It is a h...
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blood cancer breast cancer cancer cancer care Cervical Cancer screening computer technology Conferences & Meetings Diagnostic diagnostics DIY Hardware Healthcare Lab Systems Medical technology Mobile Devices mobile technology Networking point of care prototype Software Technology wireless technology