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Get the latest recommendations on COVID-19 diagnostics and testing, and how to improve testing capacity in low-income settings.

Understand the key role diagnostics play in outbreak control

As the world struggles to contain the COVID-19 outbreak, healthcare infrastructure and testing capacity have emerged as major issues.

Different countries have implemented different testing strategies, and from the range of diagnostic tests available, some have received authorization for use by national regulatory agencies.

There’s a need for independent evaluation of these tests and guidance on implementing safe and reliable testing.

On this course, you’ll discover the latest recommendations on COVID-19 testing and get up-to-date information on the performance of tests and how best to deploy them.

What topics will you cover?

  • The current state of the COVID-19 pandemic and the role of diagnostics in the response
  • The different types of diagnostic tests and their use in the COVID-19 outbreak
  • The current recommendations on use of COVID-19 diagnostics and testing strategies
  • How countries are establishing and scaling up COVID-19 testing, and key considerations for safety, quality and impact of diagnostic services