Tuberculosis

Introducing fast and accurate tests where patients seek care

Sleeping sickness (HAT) & other neglected diseases (OND)

Contributing to elimination through new and improved tests

Malaria & Acute febrile syndrome (AFS)

Assuring quality of existing rapid tests and developing new tools

Scaling up

Projects reach important milestones

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Latest News

Project to eliminate sleeping sickness in the Republic of Guinea formally launched

17 April 2014

Last month, the Minister for Health of the Republic of Guinea officially launched a pioneering project to eliminate sleeping sickness in the country, in collaboration with FIND and other partners. The aim of the project is to increase the number of people that are screened for the disease by reinforcing the diagnostic capacity of remote health facilities.

Announcement : call for Expression of interest

11 April 2014

FIND is seeking proposals from companies or individual consultants who are in the businesses of brand creation, development of common look and feel, and design in outreach and communication tools and resources for e-media and print platforms.

EXPAND-TB project accelerates access to new tests for MDR-TB

20 March 2014

“Earlier and faster diagnosis of all forms of TB is vital,” said Dr. Margaret Chan, WHO’s Director-General. “It improves the chances of people getting the right treatment and being cured, and it helps stop spread of drug-resistant disease.”  In the lead up to World TB Day, EXPAND-TB partners announced the results of the project in a press conference held on 20 March 2014 in Geneva, Switzerland.

A new FIND report highlights 3 years of achievements in global laboratory strengthening

19 March 2014

FIND has released a report highlighting achievements of the first three years of its Cooperative Agreement funded by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (September 2010 – September 2013). The five-year project, entitled “Building Global Capacity for Diagnostic Testing of Tuberculosis, Malaria, and HIV through Laboratory Strengthening and Integration of Services under the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR)”, is providing laboratory technical assistance in Africa, Asia and the Caribbean.

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