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Show simple item record Land, Kevin J Boeras, DI Chen, X-S Ramsay, AR Peeling, RW 2019-04-10T10:52:30Z 2019-04-10T10:52:30Z 2018-12
dc.identifier.citation Land, K.J., Boeras, D.I., Chen, X-S., Ramsay, A.R. and Peeling, R.W. 2018. REASSURED diagnostics to inform disease control strategies, strengthen health systems and improve patient outcomes. Nature Microbiology, vol 4, pp. 46-54 en_US
dc.identifier.issn 2058-5276
dc.description Copyright: 2018. Due to copyright restrictions, the attached PDF file only contains the abstract version of the full-text item. For access to the full-text item, please consult the publisher's website. The definitive version of the work is published in Nature Microbiology, vol 4, pp. 46-54 en_US
dc.description.abstract Lack of access to quality diagnostics remains a major contributor to health burden in resource-limited settings. It has been more than 10 years since ASSURED (affordable, sensitive, specific, user-friendly, rapid, equipment-free, delivered) was coined to describe the ideal test to meet the needs of the developing world. Since its initial publication, technological innovations have led to the development of diagnostics that address the ASSURED criteria, but challenges remain. From this perspective, we assess factors contributing to the success and failure of ASSURED diagnostics, lessons learnt in the implementation of ASSURED tests over the past decade, and highlight additional conditions that should be considered in addressing point-of-care needs. With rapid advances in digital technology and mobile health (m-health), future diagnostics should incorporate these elements to give us REASSURED diagnostic systems that can inform disease control strategies in real-time, strengthen the efficiency of health care systems and improve patient outcomes. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher Springer Nature en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Workflow;22133
dc.subject REASSURED diagnostics en_US
dc.subject ASSURED en_US
dc.subject Mobile health en_US
dc.subject M-health en_US
dc.title REASSURED diagnostics to inform disease control strategies, strengthen health systems and improve patient outcomes en_US
dc.type Article en_US

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