The European Mobile Laboratory, EMLab, was the first EBOV diagnostics unit deployed to the outbreak epicentre by WHO in March 2014.
Tropical Medicine Global Health Video Seminar, University of Oxford
Call for Papers: Special issue on strengthening tuberculosis diagnostic networks in Africa - African Journal of Laboratory Medicine
East African Leaders Join Together to Develop Country-Specific Plans for Point-of-Care Testing.
Two great articles from the African Society for Laboratory Medicine looking at the increasing risk posed by antimicrobial resistance.
New articles from the African Society for Laboratory Medicine (ASLM).
Schistosomiasis, is a chronic, debilitating disease. Uganda began a National Control Programme in 2003 with annual MDA of praziquantel. MDA on this scale provides strong selective pressures on the parasite population with an associated risk of drug resistance developing.
In this video, Professor Theonest Mutabingwa discusses the two key challenges that face developing countries to progress their malaria research.
In this video of a seminar delivered at the University of Oxford in June 2014, Professor Nicholas White talks about the challenge of antimalarial resistance.
Anders Björkman is Professor of Infectious Disease at the Karolinska Institute. In this video, Anders talks about how the efficacy of antimalarials is a major obstacle in the path towards full malaria elimination.
In this seminar Professor Kevin Marsh describes how knowledge of immunity to malaria in humans has developed over the past thirty years and what impact this has for future research.
Pioneering New Diagnostics: Addressing Challenges and Implications for Point-of-Care Testing in African Settingsby Laurel Oldach
The Ebola virus epidemic may well spread out of Africa. Dr Greg Martin takes a look at some of the variables that contribute to this risk and discusses some steps that should be taken.
Two recent articles in the Lancet Global Health give an interesting overview on diagnosis and treatment of Yaws, an endemic treponematose closely related to syphilis.