WHO & Disease outbreak

Addressing The Gap In Noncommunicable Disease Data With Technology And Innovation

High-quality health data is the backbone of strong public health policies. When government officials and public health professionals understand the factors that influence health, they can make informed decisions about how and where to target public health interventions and resources. In low- and middle-income countries, noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) account for 67 percent of deaths but

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Paper Test for Zika Powered by Gold Nanoparticles

Zika is often a silent disease that might not display any symptoms in infected persons, making screening particularly important. In the developing world, mobile testing systems that can be easily transported and used are not available, so sending a sample to a lab is still required to detect Zika infected individuals. Researchers at Washington University

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