FIND adds members to Board of Directors
31 January 2014
FIND announced today the appointment of Mr. Deepak Gupta from India, Dr. Carlos Morel from Brazil, and Dr. Michael Watson from France to its Board of Directors. The new members will bring a wealth of experience and knowledge to the FIND Board.
Republic of Guinea launches new project to improve detection of HAT
15 January 2014
The Ministry of Health of the Republic of Guinea and FIND are collaborating to strengthen diagnostic testing capacity for human African trypanosomiasis, or sleeping sickness, in the most endemic areas of the country. The earlier the disease can be detected the sooner life-saving treatment can be started and transmission stopped.
FIND and Eiken to develop test for congenital Chagas disease
14 January 2014
A new collaborative agreement between FIND and Eiken to develop a molecular test for the rapid diagnosis of neo-natal Chagas disease was announced this week. Detection of this debilitating and sometimes fatal disease in newborns can mean certain recovery.