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Why diagnosis matters

Listen to Dr. Heidi Albert, Head of FIND South Africa explain the importance of diagnostics and why diagnosis matters in the case of COVID-19

“You can’t fight a fire blindfolded” – Dr. Tedros Ghebreyesus, WHO Director-General

Despite being pivotal for guiding the best treatment for individual patients; for preventing the spread of disease and antimicrobial resistance; and for enhancing surveillance for early disease detection and monitoring, diagnostics often do not exist, are inaccessible, or cost too much.

In this section, listen to Dr. Heidi Albert, Head of FIND South Africa explain the importance of diagnostics and why diagnosis matters in the case of COVID-19.

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COVID-19: Diagnostics and Testing

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