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BVGH Diagnostics Innovation Map

BVGH Diagnostics Innovation Map

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This report outlines groundbreaking technologies that are paving the way for rapid, accurate diagnoses in the developing world.
This report outlines groundbreaking technologies that are paving the way for rapid, accurate diagnoses in the developing world.

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Published by: BIO Ventures for Global Health on Apr 26, 2010
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The Diagnostics Innovation Map
The Diagnostics Innovation Map: Medical Diagnosticsfor the Unmet Needs of the Developing WorldCopyright © 2010 BIO Venturesfor Global Health All rights reservedThis report was written by Priya Mehta and DavidCook, with the support of Health Advances, LLC.
Authors’ note:
 We thank the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation forits financial support. We are grateful to the team atHealth Advances: Kristin Pothier, Sonia Gupta, PaulaNess Speers, Philina Lee, Kimberly Howland, MarkSpeers, and Donna Hochberg for their hard work andsignificant contributions to this document. We thankChristopher D. Earl for his continued contributionsand valuable feedback. We also thank our Scientific Advisory Board for their feedback and support: N.Leigh Anderson, Deborah Burgess, David Kelso, Alan Magill, Francis Moussy, Rosanna Peeling, MarkPerkins, Mark Reynolds, William Rodriguez, SamuelSia, John J. Sninsky, Amy Wong, and Paul Yager. Wethank all those interviewed during the course of thisproject for their time and effort to ensure the accuracyof the report.
BIO Ventures for Global Health
Glossary of Diagnostic Terms 4Executive Summary 9Chapter 1: Project Objectives and Methodology 12Chapter 2: Context: The Need for Novel In Vitro Diagnosticsfor Neglected Diseases 15Chapter 3: Diagnostic Requirements in the Developing World 23Chapter 4: Innovative Diagnostic Technologies 31Chapter 5: Incentives for Diagnostics Innovationin the Developing World 54Conclusion: A Call to Action 59Appendix I: Organizations Interviewed 62Appendix II: Examples of Specific Diagnostic Unmet Needsfor Neglected Diseases 64Appendix III: Researched Technology Highlights 74Appendix IV: References 102

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