LAMP test major breakthrough for malaria elimination
17 May 2013
Two articles just published in the Journal for Infectious Diseases describe how the LAMP test is sensitive enough to detect very low levels of the malaria parasite in people who show no symptoms of the disease. Detecting these individuals in under two hours means they can receive immediate treatment and that transmission can be stopped.
FIND featured in film produced by World Gold Council
25 April 2013
A short film, Gold for health, features FIND staff and explores the value of high quality rapid diagnostic tests for malaria in high endemic regions like Uganda.
Poster on TB laboratory management earns first prize
19 April 2013
The first prize for a scientific poster presented at the 4th conference of The Union Asia-Pacific Region was awarded to FIND last week in Hanoi, Vietnam. The poster was jointly produced by FIND, CDC-Vietnam, LIFE-GAP Vietnam and IQLS.