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Organization Contact Information

Name: Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics (FIND)
Street 1: Avenue de Budé 16
Street 2:
City: Geneva
Province:
Post Code: 1202 Geneva
Country: Switzerland
Phone: +41227100590
Organization Email: info@finddiagnostics.org
Web Site: http://www.finddiagnostics.org
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Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Ms
First Name: Lakshmi
Last Name: Sundaram
Title: Advocacy Officer
Email: lakshmi.sundaram@finddiagnostics.org
Phone:  

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Dr
First Name: Mark
Last Name: Perkins
Title: Chief Scientific Officer
Email: mark.perkins@finddiagnostics.org
Phone:  

General Information

Board Constituency: Developed Country NGO
Is your organization legally registered in your country: Yes
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Organization Type - Primary: Academic / Research Institution
Organization Type - Secondary: None
Organization Description:
FIND is a non-profit foundation dedicated to accelerating the development, evaluation, and appropriate use of new and affordable diagnostic tests for infectious diseases to improve patient care and disease control.
 
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Specializations / Areas of Work

Advocacy
Provision of drugs, diagnostics and commodities
Research and Development
Technical Assistance

Other Organization Information

Total number of staff in your organization: 51 - 99
Number of full-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 11 - 25
Number of part-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 6 - 10
Number of volunteers who are directly involved with TB: 0
 
How did you hear about the Stop TB Partnership: Other partners
If you were informed or referred by another partner of the Stop TB Partnership please tell us who:
Why do you wish join the Stop TB Partnership: Involvement in Stop TB Working Groups
 
Are you a member of a Stop TB national partnership: No
Are you in contact with your national TB programme: No
Please tell us how your organization is contributing to your country's national TB control plan:
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Geographical Reach

Which country is your headquarters located in: Switzerland
Which countries do you do operate in:
(This includes countries you are conducting activities in)
India
Switzerland
Uganda

Contribution

Please tell us how your organization will contribute to the Global Plan to Stop TB by briefly describing its involvement in any of the areas of work listed below:

Drug-Resistant TB:
FIND develops and implements new tests for MDR-TB.

TB-HIV:
FIND is committed to developing tests that can better detect TB in people with HIV co-infections. In addition, FIND is developing an HIV viral load assay to be used in the same GeneXpert machine as the new Xpert MTB/RIF test

Laboratory Strengthening:
FIND has major activities in laboratory strengthening in a variety of countries.

New Diagnostics:
FIND co-chairs the New Diagnostics Working Group.

Research:
Part of FIND's value chain is to "Collect Evidence for Scale-Up". This work contributes to operational research goals.

Declaration

Declaration of interests:
No conflicts of interest were delacred.

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Last updated: October 12, 2011