Virtual 3-day seminar jointly organized by the Merieux Foundation & the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM)
March 15-17, 2021
Ahead of the 11th edition of the Advanced Course on Diagnostics (ACDx) in September, the Mérieux Foundation and the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) are organizing a 3-day seminar aimed to highlighting the crucial role of diagnostics in the management of a pandemic such as that of COVID-19. The emergence of diagnostics tests, their performance, and the key considerations for building country capacity and preparedness for a rapid and effective tests implementation will be discussed as well as the importance of partnerships and global collaborations to give a more equitable and resilient health systems. The critical role of testing in the context of the vaccination and the new variants will also be covered.