Africa CDC has launched a new initiative aimed at boosting access to essential diagnostics across the continent

The Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention has launched, on Nov 16, the Africa Collaborative
Initiative to Advance Diagnostics (AFCAD) . AFCAD’s partnerships include the African Society for Laboratory
Medicine, Institut de Recherche en Santé, de Surveillance Epidémiologique et de Formation, WHO-Africa, Clinton Health Access Initiative, African Field Epidemiology Network, and UNITAID.

Please see news report in The Lancet.Boosting quality diagnostics could give Africa better health.pdf (82.5 KB)

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Here’s a recent press release on AFCAD from ASLM 2018.


Response to AFCAD…

Boosting quality diagnostics could give Africa better health

PIIS0140673619307184-annotated.pdf (39.5 KB)