World Health Organization Issues Guidance Document for Tuberculosis Diagnostics
The standard comprises 12 benchmarks to achieve universal access to WHO-recommended rapid diagnostics, or WRDs.
WHO Expands Prequalification Assessment for TB Molecular Test Developers
The expanded eligibility will become effective on Sept. 22, the World Health Organization said.
WHO COVID-19 Initiative Enters Sublicense Agreement for COVID Serology Test
The nonexclusive sublicense allows Biotech Africa to manufacture and commercialize a test to detect prior COVID infection.
The WHO and US CDC emphasized a need for increased testing and test development at separate events last week.
At ECCMID, Lancet Commission on Diagnostics Outlines Barriers to LMIC Test Adoption
The commission expects to launch an alliance to implement recommendations from a Lancet report about transforming access to diagnostics in LMICs.
Sep 8, 2020