Target Audience

This activity is specifically designed for:

  • Clinicians

  • Regulators

  • Policy makers

  • Subject matter experts

Learning Objectives

At the end of the course, learners should be able to:

  • Increase knowledge on new and emerging technologies

  • Provide clearer guidance on public health needs and introduction to use

  • Empower all decision makers to make critical decisions to increase and accelerate access


The purpose of this course is to address new pathways and tools for the clinical management and surveillance of acute respiratory illness in low-and middle-income countries. Addressing these issues, the agenda is as follows:

  • Welcome: About the Health Technology Coalition (HTC)

  • Diagnostic tests and host markers commercially available to aid in the management of ARIs

  • Can rapid tests improve the management of children with ARI

  • Roundtable panel

Course Directors

Professor David Heymann, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, UK

Professor Rosanna Peeling, International Diagnostics Centre at London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, UK


  • Dr. Noah Fongwen London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine & Africa CDC, UK

  • Professor Shunmay Yeung London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK

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