Tag Archives: World Health Organization

TBDx™ Evaluations Ready for Journal Publication and Nearing Completion

Applied Visual Sciences, Inc. (APVS.OB) – March 30, 2015 – Leesburg, Virginia As is true with the introduction of any new TB diagnostic technology today, gathering scientific evidence of its routine performance is a necessary step towards endorsement and acceptance … Continue reading

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TBDx™ Feasibility Evaluation Launched in Vietnam

Last week Applied Visual Sciences moved one step closer to securing a World Health Organization (WHO) endorsement for TBDx™. Along with our collaboration partner, FIND (Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics), we installed and trained the management, microbiologists, and laboratory technicians at … Continue reading

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The Kennedy Report – The Sequel

Day 2 began with Catherina Boehme, CEO of the Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics (FIND), providing a pipeline overview of new diagnostic technologies emerging from the market. Ms. Boehme believes that at their current stage of development few have reached … Continue reading

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WHO Target Product Profiles and the Characteristics of TBDx™

During the recent 45th World Conference on Lung Health, the World Health Organization (WHO) released a new Meeting Report, “High-priority target product profiles for new tuberculosis diagnostics: report of a consensus meeting.”   The publication follows a meeting convened in late … Continue reading

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The Importance of Automated Sputum Microscopy as a Diagnostic Tool Continues to Grow

Each year the Stop TB Partnership, and its New Diagnostic Working Group, host an open half-day meeting to discuss the development of new TB diagnostics. The meeting arrays a list of promising technologies that are in the evaluation pipeline. This … Continue reading

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