Mérieux Foundation co-organized event

Advanced Course on Diagnostics (ACDx): Special Edition on COVID-19

15 - 17 March 2021 - Virtual


Ahead of the 11th edition of the Advanced Course on Diagnostics (ACDx) planned in September 2021, the Mérieux Foundation and the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) organized a 3-day seminar aiming to highlight the crucial role of diagnostics in the management of a pandemic such as that of COVID-19.

The emergence of diagnostic tests, their performance, and the key considerations for building country capacity and preparedness for a rapid and effective tests implementation will be discussed during the seminar. It will also be the occasion to stress the importance of partnerships and global collaborations in shaping a more equitable and resilient health systems. The critical role of testing with regard to vaccination and the new variants will also be covered.

This online event took place from March 15-17 (12:00 pm to 3:15 pm CET) and was organized into 5 sessions.

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We look forward to meeting you for this event!
The ACDx Organization team


Day 1 Tuesday, March 16