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)