Blog Post Provides Roundup Of Recent Global Health Research News

Global Health Technologies Coalition’s “Breakthroughs”: Research Roundup: repurposing ivermectin to fight malaria, LED lights against dengue fever, rapid diagnostics to slow antimicrobial resistance, and more
Kat Kelley, GHTC’s senior program assistant, highlights recent news in global health research, including results from a study that suggest ivermectin could be used in mass drug administration programs to address malaria; the development of LED street lights that could be used as a tool to address dengue fever; a new cervical cancer diagnostic tool; and a recent report from the Review on Antimicrobial Resistance that “calls for the research and development of rapid, point-of-care diagnostics to reduce the overuse of antibiotics” (11/2).

The KFF Daily Global Health Policy Report summarized news and information on global health policy from hundreds of sources, from May 2009 through December 2020. All summaries are archived and available via search.

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