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Global Health Diagnostics

HIV Point-of-Care Diagnostic Technologies Key Considerations Document and Toolkit Launched

Dear colleagues, On behalf of all global health partners involved, we would like to invite you have a look at the following complementary resources launched today to support countries with planning...
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HIV/AIDS HIV early infant diagnosis HIV viral load testing POC tests point of care
Global Health Diagnostics

Quality of POC Diagnostics Reports

Peter Daley - March 21, 2018
We published a survey of quality of design and reporting of studies of Point Of Care diagnostics for respiratory infections. We find poor compliance with published reporting guidelines. We encourage...
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point of care respiratory infections
Global Health Diagnostics

Point-of-care viral load testing and differentiated HIV care

Jienchi Dorward - Jan. 7, 2018
Dear colleagues, Madhu asked me to share the attached short comment on POC HIV VL testing which was recently published in the Lancet HIV. These ideas come out of an ongoing randomised trial of POC...
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decentralization HIV viral load testing point of care Task Shifting
Global Health Diagnostics

TB Breath- and Cough-testing Assays for TB Diagnosis

Sophia Georghiou - March 29, 2017
Breath represents an attractive target for the diagnosis of pulmonary TB cases, as breath samples may contain TB bacteria or MTB-specific biomarkers and can be collected through non-invasive procedure...
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airborne infections Diagnostic point of care tuberculosis
Global Health Diagnostics

Longitude Prize seed funding available for AMR POC diagnostics

Sarah Bailey - March 10, 2017
Hello all, For those working in the AMR diagnostics space, the Longitude Prize - a UK-based but global challenge prize - has seed funding available. Please see further details below. The Longitu...
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Antibiotic resistance anti-microbial resistance point of care Seed funding
Health IT

Experience in implementing point of care systems

Naomi Muinga - June 11, 2015
I am curious to hear your experience with implementing EMRs in low income settings. In particular how do you deal with implementing a point of care model system given challenges such as minimal staff,...
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EMR implementation low-resource settings point of care Software
[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
Health IT

Improved Diagnostics in The Developing World

Aric Weinberg - June 4, 2014
Hi all! I am a community outreach consultant working in Israel to promote the development of new medicines and medical devices that improve and protect health around the world. Currently I am r...
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african health ministers appropriate medical devices cancer Cervical Cancer screening developing countries developing global health leaders developing world mobile applications Mobile Devices mobile Health point of care Software
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