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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

Diagnosis of Zika

Madhukar Pai - Feb. 3, 2017
Hi All, Here is a useful, free JCM review article on Zika diagnosis. Since it is hard to clinically separate Zika from other acute fevers, there is a need for accurate, simple, commercial tools tha...
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Clinical Diagnostics zika virus
[ARCHIVED] Population Health

Add the Zika Virus to the list ?

Thomas Bauer - Aug. 16, 2016
After recent flooding in Baton Rouge Louisiana the governor has asked for help to control the mosquito population for fear of an outbreak of the zika virus. Is this an unnecessary concern or pruden...
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Global population health zika virus
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] Population Health

The Olympics as a possible means to spread the Zika virus

Thomas Bauer - May 12, 2016
As the world prepares for the 2016 Summer Olympics millions of people have begun to visit the city to prepare for, watch and clean-up after this sporting event. Despite efforts to contain the spread...
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at risk populations Global population health 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
Malaria Treatment & Prevention

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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Conferences & Events global health global health innovation Hack-a-thon hacking medicine infectious disease mosquito immunity prevention Vector Control Volunteer & Work Opportunities zika zika virus
Health IT

Zika Innovation Hack-a-thon

Amy Wachler - March 18, 2016
i 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 addres...
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access to health care global health Hack-a-thon hacking medicine healthcare innovation 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...
Keywords:
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...
Keywords:
access to health care Dengue global health care delivery healthcare innovation infectious disease mosquito zika zika virus