WHO releases first-ever Essential Diagnostics List

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This week the WHO published its first Essential Diagnostics List, a catalogue of tests required to identify the most common conditions and a number of global priority diseases.

Currently many individuals worldwide are unable to access diagnostic services leading to inappropriate or no treatment. This can have severe consequences, for example, late diagnosis of HIV and tuberculosis increases not only the risk of spread but also makes the conditions more challenging to treat.

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