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  • br Point of care diagnostic tests POCTs can

    2019-04-20


    Point-of-care diagnostic tests (POCTs) can enable health-care workers to provide more rapid and effective care to people in low-resource settings. POCTs should ideally meet the WHO\'s ASSURED criteria—ie, being affordable, sensitive, specific, user-friendly, rapid and robust, equipment-free, and deliverable. However, this cholecystokinin receptor condition is not always possible. Our aims to understand the needs, costs, barriers and opportunities that affect the implementation of POCTs and develop a model to implement a POCT to improve maternal and child health-care in Peru. Through this project, we found that few appropriate tests were available. This scarcity in tests results from the fact Nuclear pores the scientists and engineers who design these tests, and the companies who develop and market them, are usually based in affluent countries and are often unaware of real settings and the real needs of the end-users.
    Empirical evidence shows the links between sweetened soft drinks or fast food and chronic illness such as obesity and diabetes. However, as a researcher investigating the causes of obesity, I have become disappointed at the presence of brands of unhealthy products at major conferences relating to obesity, physical activity, and nutrition. In recent years, brands such as Coca Cola Inc and McDonalds Corp have sponsored several conference events.