Introducing fast and accurate tests where patients seek care

Sleeping sickness (HAT) & neglected tropical diseases (NTDs)

Contributing to elimination through new and improved tests

Malaria & Acute febrile syndrome (AFS)

Assuring quality of existing rapid tests and developing new tools


Projects reach important milestones

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Latest News

Longitude Prize 2014 - a diagnostics challenge to tackle antibiotic resistance

12 September 2014

Launched in 2013 and supported by Innovate UK, the Longitude 2014 £10 million prize will be awarded to anyone from the amateur or professional scientific community who is prepared to solve the antibiotics challenge. The challenge will be to create a cheap, accurate, rapid and easy-to-use point of care test kit for bacterial infections.

Nigeria embarks on a new surveillance strategy to accelerate elimination of sleeping sickness

31 July 2014

The government of Nigeria, through the Nigerian Institute for Trypanosomiasis Research (NITR), signed an agreement with FIND last month to collaborate in an intensive passive screening and surveillance strategy aimed at accelerating and sustaining elimination of sleeping sickness in Nigeria.

Chad introduces new diagnostic tools to intensify control of sleeping sickness

28 July 2014

As part of an integrated delivery of primary health care, the national sleeping sickness control programme of the Ministry of Health of Chad signed an agreement with FIND in May of this year to collaborate in a project to introduce a new diagnostic strategy to intensify control of sleeping sickness.

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