The Social Lives of RDTs: What role do point of care diagnostics play in transforming global health?

Ann Kelly, 25.01.18

Presented at: Kings engaged in Africa 2018: security and development, Kings College London

The context of integration: rapid diagnostic kits for malaria

Nanda Kishore Kannuri, 17.01.18

Presented at: Investigating diagnostics in global health: DiaDev Launch Event, University of Edinburgh

This presentation explored the questions around trust that emerge when malaria diagnostic tests transgress public/private and informal/formal boundaries in public health. What is the difference between trusting an individual, a system, or a device? Do diagnostic devices reduce uncertainty? And how does the diagnosis of malaria feed into the normalization of a disease?

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