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IMPACT STORY: EARLY INFANT DIAGNOSIS OF HIV USING POINT-OF-CARE TECHNOLOGIES

Madhukar Pai - Dec. 21, 2017
This Unitaid report is about efforts being made to improve early infant diagnosis of HIV using POC tests: https://unitaid.eu/assets/impact-story_early-infant-diagnosis.pdf PDF attached. Madhu...
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early infant diagnosis of HIV HIV/AIDS point-of-care
Global Health Diagnostics

Metrics for Feasibility of Proof-of-Concept Studies With HIV POC Technologies

Madhukar Pai - Nov. 29, 2017
Pilot (feasibility) studies form a vast majority of diagnostic studies with point-of-care technologies but often lack use of clear measures/metrics and a consistent framework for reporting and evaluat...
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background on metrics & assessement tools feasibility HIV tests point-of-care
Global Health Diagnostics

Making HIV testing work at the point of care in South Africa: a qualitative study of diagnostic practices

Madhukar Pai - June 18, 2017
Please see this new qualitative study by Nora Engel and colleagues on strategies to make HIV testing work at point of care in South Africa. https://bmchealthservres.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.11...
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access to diagnostics HIV point-of-care
Global Health Diagnostics

Chagas Disease Diagnostics

Sophia Georghiou - May 12, 2017
Chagas disease is currently the most important parasitic disease in the Americas, mostly affecting poor populations with limited access to health services. Chagas disease presents itself in 2 phases: ...
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Chagas point-of-care TPP
[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
HIV Treatment & Prevention

Invitation to Global Health Tweet Chat - Thursday, November 6th at 10AM ET

Brooke Chateauneuf - Oct. 27, 2014
Dear Colleagues, Daktari Diagnostics, along with our partners at the African Society for Laboratory Medicine, would like to invite you to participate in our tweet chat, taking place next Thursday,...
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Announcements ebola HIV point-of-care tuberculosis
Malaria Treatment & Prevention

Invitation to Global Health Tweet Chat - Thursday, November 6th at 10AM ET

Brooke Chateauneuf - Oct. 27, 2014
Dear Colleagues, Daktari Diagnostics, along with our partners at the African Society for Laboratory Medicine, would like to invite you to participate in our tweet chat, taking place next Thursday,...
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Conferences & Events global health care delivery infectious disease point-of-care
[ARCHIVED] Innovating Health Care Delivery

Invitation to Global Health Tweet Chat - Thursday, November 6th

Brooke Chateauneuf - Oct. 27, 2014
Dear Colleagues, Daktari Diagnostics, along with our partners at the African Society for Laboratory Medicine, would like to invite you to participate in our tweet chat, taking place next Thursday,...
Keywords:
ebola events global health HIV Influenza point-of-care social media tuberculosis