EXPAND-TB Project Recognized for Contribution to TB Control in Kazakhstan
05 March 2015
The National Tuberculosis Program of Kazakhstan recently paid tribute to FIND and EXPAND-TB partners for their contribution to tuberculosis control in the country. The EXPAND-TB project has been involved in laboratory strengthening, trainings, and on-site mentoring, as well as working with the Ministry of Health on upgrading laboratory standards and providing quality assured services. To date, 71% of the project target for diagnosis of MDR-TB cases in the country has been achieved.
FIND Co-chairs Meeting on HIV Incidence Assays
25 February 2015
FIND and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation co-hosted a symposium entitled HIV Incidence Assays: Using Data to Drive Decisions with the aims of raising awareness about available tests for recent HIV infection, presenting latest data by researchers, and providing an update on new biomarker discovery efforts.
Investing to Overcome the Global Impact of Neglected Tropical Diseases
19 February 2015
With the release of a new report, WHO urges affected countries to scale up their investment in tackling 17 neglected tropical diseases in order to improve the health and well-being of more than 1.5 billion people.