Abbott announced on Thursday the world’s first point-of-care viral load diagnostic test, has received the World Health Organization’s Prequalification approval (WHO PQ).
NIH names Dr. Debara L. Tucci as the next director of the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders
National Institutes of Health Director Francis S. Collins, M.D., Ph.D., has selected Debara L. Tucci, M.D., M.S., M.B.A., to lead the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD) as its new director.
Sierra Leone has achieved vast declines in malaria deaths between 2010 and 2015, the highest in Western Africa. This is linked to a range of interventions, including increased availability of diagnostic tests, free treatments and mass distribution of insecticide treated nets (ITNs).
A clinical trial of an experimental drug designed to treat cravings associated with opioid use disorder (OUD) has begun in the National Institutes of Health Clinical Center.
Quality service delivery is a challenge in rural communities in Sierra Leone as a result of lack of understanding of government policies, especially relating to essential services such as education, health and social protection.
“Ensuring that all people can access the health services they need without facing financial hardship is key to improving the well-being of a country’s population..” World BanK
WHO published on Tuesday its first Essential Diagnostics List, a catalogue of the tests needed to diagnose the most common conditions as well as a number of global priority diseases. “An accurate diagnosis is the first step to getting effective… Read More ›